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Book - FMC

Book - FMC

by Alan H. Faulkner.

The long awaited revised edition of this book, with more photos etc. It has increased from 48 to 120 pages, and covers the story of Fellows Morton & Clayton, complete with very detailed fleet list.

Soft back. 120 pages. 20.9cms x 14.8cms approx. Black & white photos and diagrams.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 8.99

Book - The Number Ones

Book - The Number Ones

by Robert J. Wilson.

This book is all about the life of the proud owner-boatmen, known on the canals as 'Number Ones'.

This book has been out of print for quite a long time but was revised and extended in 2001.

Soft back. 48 pages. 20.9cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white photos.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 3.99

Book - Boatyards & Boatbuilding

Book - Boatyards & Boatbuilding

by Robert J. Wilson.

This was the fifth book in the series, and had also been out of print for quite a while until reprinted in 2002. As the title suggests, it deals with the various boatyards and the way in which the boats were built.

Soft back. 32 pages. 21.1cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white photos and diagrams.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 3.99

Book - Knobsticks

Book - Knobsticks

by Robert J. Wilson.

The sixth book in the series was also reprinted in 2002 and deals with canal carrying on the Northern Trent & Mersey.

Soft back. 32 pages. 21.1cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white photos and diagrams.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 3.99

Book - Life Afloat

Book - Life Afloat

by Robert J. Wilson.

This, the eigth book in the series, was also reprinted in 2002. It deals with the life of the boatmen and their families.

Soft back. 48 pages. 21.1cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white photos and diagrams.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 3.99

Book - Roses & Castles

Book - Roses & Castles

by Robert J. Wilson.

This is the tenth book in the series and deals with the decoration of the boats.

Soft back. 48 pages. 20.9cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white and colour photos and diagrams.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 4.99

Book - Epilogue

Book - Epilogue

by Robert J. Wilson.

Epilogue is the eleventh book in the series and tries to give a fairly complete picture of the people, boats and carrying companies that could be seen operating to the south of Birmingham from 1967 until about 1970.

Soft back. 48 pages. 21.1cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white photos.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 3.50

Book - Claytons of Oldbury

Book - Claytons of Oldbury

by Alan H. Faulkner.

This was the twelfth book in the series and deals with the well-known name in canal carrying circles, particularly in the Midlands. It includes a list of all the narrow boats in the fleet from 1916.

Soft back. 48 pages. 21.1cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white photos and diagrams.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 3.99

Book - Too Many Boats

Book - Too Many Boats

by Robert Wilson.

This was the thirteenth book in the series and gives a history of the carrying fleet of British Waterways, with a fleet list at the back of the book.

Soft back. 48 pages. 20.9cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white photos and diagrams.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 3.99

Book - Severn & Canal and Cadburys

Book - Severn & Canal and Cadburys

by Alan H. Faulkner.

This, the fourteenth book in the series, deals with the history of the Severn & Canal Carrying Company and the Cadburys fleet. A list of both fleets is at the back of the book.

Soft back. 48 pages. 21.1cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white photos.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 3.99

Book - Barlows

Book - Barlows

by Alan H. Faulkner.

The fifteenth book in the series gives a history of Samuel Barlow Coal Company, S.E. Barlow and the Blue Line Canal Carrying Company, with fleet list at the back.

Soft back. 48 pages. 21.1cms x 14.8cms approx. Illustrated with black & white photos and diagrams.


AVAILABILITY :  In stock

Price: 3.99