Waterways Past & Present: A Unique Record of Britain's Waterways Heritage [NOOK Book]

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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 inland
waterways changed from being a thriving commercial transport system to
the varied and beautiful pleasure cruising ...

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Waterways Past & Present: A Unique Record of Britain's Waterways Heritage

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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 inland
waterways changed from being a thriving commercial transport system to
the varied and beautiful pleasure cruising network it is today. Each
double 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 inland
waterways heritage, highlighting the architectural legacy and natural beauty that attracts thousands of visitors to go boating or walk along the towpaths.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781408170601
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 3/19/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • File size: 31 MB
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Meet the Author

Derek Pratt is a professional photographer and specialist writer on inland waterways. His photo library contains a large collection of stunning photos taken over a period of 45 years, and he is the author of several books and articles on the subject.
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