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Waterways Past and Present: A unique record of Britain's waterways heritage
     

Waterways Past and Present: A unique record of Britain's waterways heritage

by Derek Pratt
 

Waterways Past and Present is a unique photographic record of Britain's magnificent and varied waterways heritage. Through the superb photography of Derek Pratt,this book looks at 40 transitional years when Britain's inlandwaterways changed from being a thriving commercial transport system tothe varied and beautiful pleasure cruising network it

Overview

Waterways Past and Present is a unique photographic record of Britain's magnificent and varied waterways heritage. Through the superb photography of Derek Pratt,this book looks at 40 transitional years when Britain's inlandwaterways changed from being a thriving commercial transport system tothe varied and beautiful pleasure cruising network it is today. Eachdouble page spread juxtaposes superb atmospheric black and white photos of the locations as they were 40 years ago with vibrant colour photos showing how they look today.

From quintessentially English rivers to London's busy canal network,all are captured in this wonderful celebration of Britain's inlandwaterways heritage, highlighting the architectural legacy and natural beauty that attracts thousands of visitors to go boating or walk along the towpaths.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780713676341
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA
Publication date:
01/01/2008
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
10.22(w) x 10.22(h) x 0.74(d)

Meet the Author

Derek Pratt is a professional photographer and specialist writer oninland waterways. His photo library contains a large collection ofphotos taken over a period of 45 years, and he is the author of severalbooks and articles on the subject.

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