Narrow boat

by L. T. C. Rolt

Publisher: Eyre and Spottiswoode in London

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Originally published London: Eyre and Spottiswood, 1944.

Statementby L. T. C. Rolt ; illustrated by Denys Watkins-Pitchford, with a forward by H. J. Massingham.
ContributionsWatkins-Pitchford, Denys.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18402686M

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First published inand now reissued with new black-and-white illustrations and a foreword by Jo Bell, Canal Laureate, this book has become a classic on its subject, and may be said to have started a revival of interest in the English waterways. It was on a spring day in that L.T.C.

Rolt first stepped aboard Cressy. This engaging book. Canal Cottage B&B at Lower Heyford. UK Boat holidays on the Oxford Canal from Oxford, Cotswolds, and on the Kennet & Avon Canal from Bradford on Avon, Bath, Wiltshire. 2 to 12 berth narrowboats for weekly hire and short breaks. Dust Jacket Condition: Very good not price clipped.

Readers Union War Economy version of book first published in Illustrations by 'BB'- Watkins Pitchford + 7 full page ills. Map of Waterways of The Midlands on p a Classic book by Rolt who inspired revitalisation of Britain's Canal System and encouraged enjoyment of narrow boat voyaging.

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