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By Mike Mills,Edwin Cuss

This photographic trip remembers the ultimate years within the lifetime of canals that are now being restored by means of the Cotswold Canals belief and which as soon as associated England's longest rivers. With the present curiosity in reviving former waterways and the reclamation in their towpaths as quiet refuges from the mayhem of recent residing, there's an indisputable fascination in evaluating the vigorous scenes of the prior with perspectives of the current day. The Stroud and Golden Valleys have been characteristically centres of and inhabitants and the canals have been, partly, liable for their endured prosperity after altering applied sciences principally relocated the material to the north of britain. throughout the heyday of the image postcard the wharves and locks have been nonetheless busy areas. Comprising the paintings of either pros and proficient amateurs, this mesmerizing assortment serves as sequel and complement to the authors' unique choice. it's going to pride and shock all who understand the canals this day and may fascinate somebody with an curiosity in our commercial heritage.

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