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Book Description
this is a nice set of three beautifully illustrated Manuscript books, titled “Canal Log Books I, II, & III” recording canal holidays taken by P. J. Hall his partner in the years 1971-1974 recording the following holidays 1/ The Llangollen Canal July 31st-August 7th 1971 2/ Staffs & Worcs Canal April 14th-21st 1972 3/ The Shropshire Union Canal July & August 1972 Staffs & Worcs Canal, Trent & Mersey Canal April 1973 5/ The Oxford Canal August 1973 6/The Shropshire Union Canal April 1974 as well a detailed logs of movement along the canals, the accounts also include places visited during the trips, including Much Wenlock, Ironbridge, Coalport, East Wall, Millichope, Bridgnorth, Daniels Mill, Church Stretton, The Long Mynd, Ludlow, Eaton-Under-Heywood, Ellesmere, in Shropshire Llangollen, Chirk Aqueduct, Ceirog Viaduct, Pontcysylite, Wrenbury, Hyde, Tyrley Locks, Deptmore Lock, Woodend Lock on the Trent & Mersey Canal, Gailey Lock, Shipton Weir, Somerton deep Lock, Banbury, Claydon, Adderbury, and much more the logs have details of all the boats used on each trip and are beautifully illustrated with original drawings The Author and Artist of these Books P. J. Hall, went on to produce a series of Canal themed postcards using his drawings, a few of the draft images for these cards are used in these books the postcards can often be found being offered for sale on eBay etc, the log books measure 10 inches by 7 inches approx. some expected handling wear with occasional marking and creasing, one loose page else in good condition A LOVELY SET OF HAND WRITTEN BOOKS RECORDING CANAL HOLIDAYS IN SHROPSHIRE, WORCESTERSHIRE, OXFORDSHIRE & WALES BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED WITH ORIGINAL DRAWINGS
Author P. J. Hall
Date 1971
Binding softcovers
Publisher THREE MANUSCRIPT BOOKS WITH LOVELY ORIGINAL ILLUSTRATIONS Giving Accounts of Canal Holidays on The Shropshire Union Canal, The Llangollen Canal The Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal The Oxford Canal by P. J. Hall 1971-1974
Illustrator P J Hall
Condition GOOD

Price: £175.00

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