Canals of the West Midlands. 2nd Edition in dustjacket

By: HADFIELD, Charles

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HADFIELD, Charles. The Canals of the West Midlands. Newton Abbot, Devon: David & Charles, 1969. Second UK Edition. Pp. 352. With sixteen plates and twenty text illustrations and maps. 8vo, navy cloth. Toy 3104. "Here is the history of many well known canals and river navigations including the Trent & Mersey, Macclesfield, Staffodshire & Worcestershire, Worcestershire & Birmingham. the waters that were later amalgamated into the Shropshire Union system, the tugboat canals of Shropshire with their inclined planes tocarry boats from one level to another and the great Birmingham area and the Blackcountry." - from the dj. Chapters : Part One - to 1790. 1. Three Rivers; 2 . The Grand Trunk; 3. The Line to Bristol; 4. Beginnings round Birmingham. Part Two - 1790-1845. 5. ; 6. ; 7. The River Severn; 8. The Tributaries of the Severn; 9. The Canals of East Shropshire; 10. The Ellesmere and Its Connections; 11.The Grand Trunk and the Macclesfield. Part Two - 1845-1947. 12. The Grand Trunk Continues; 13. The Shropshire Union; 14. Birmingham and Stourbridge. With appendices, notes, and index. Tail of spine bumped, three small red smudges to the first few pages, top edge speckled, else very goodin dustjacket (short tear to outer dj front hinge, dj spine faded). 75.00

Title: Canals of the West Midlands. 2nd Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: HADFIELD, Charles

Categories: 888,

Publisher: David & Charles, Newton Abbot, Devon, 1969,:

Seller ID: 48221

Keywords: NAUTICAL CANALS UNITED KINGDOM WATERWAYS TRANSPORATION ENGLISH BRITISH TRANSPORT HISTORY,