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Reg Wilkinson's
A Waterway to Wantage
by Doug Small


Published February 2015.
A5 format.
148 pages on quality gloss paper.
Articles and reports centred on Wantage,
Includes details of restoration progress.
The Wilts & Berks Canal
by L J. (Jack) Dalby

Published 2000 by Oakwood Press.
A5 format.
124 quality gloss pages.
The only history book about the canal, although
Jack preferred to call it "The Story of...".

Wilts & Berks Canal
Through Time

by Doug Small

Published October 2012.
96 pages of colour and sepia pictures
showing the changing canal as the
restoration gathers momentum.
Includes some never seen before old pictures.
Wilts and Berks Canal Revisited
by Doug Small

128 pages. Published March 2010. When the first
book was published it was not thought
possible to assemble another collection
due to the lack of old pictures. In fact
this volume contains more old pictures than the first collection.

The Wilts & Berks Canal
by Doug Small

First published in 1998 and still in
print, it contains a mixture of old
and new pictures of the canal.
This is the 2009 reprint.
128 pages.

Through the Kennet
and Avon Canal by
Motor Boat in 1928

by Cyril Herbert Smith

This edition published 1990.
77 pages.
A personal account of an unusual voyage along the
Kennet and Avon canal in a small boat.



Wantage and the
Wilts & Berks Canal
by Major R V G Brown
An A4 ring bound booklet with clear
plastic front and back.  In the 1970s
Major Brown produced his thesis on
the canal around Wantage.  This 1999
edition reproduces the original as
closely as possible with maps and pictures.
55 pages. 
In Tow
by Reginald Blunt

An A4 ring bound booklet with clear plastic
front and back.  An account of a cruise on
the Kennet & Avon and Wilts & Berks canals
in 1892.  Undertaken by Reginald Blunt and
his brother in the horse drawn narrowboat
"Ada".  This is a facsimile of the article in the
"Pall Mall" magazine.


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Doug Small,
            8, Raymond Road,
      SL6 6DF

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Profits from sales go to fund further research into the Wilts & Berks Canal.