Narrow Boat

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Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1944 - Canals - 212 pages
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User Review  - Mike-Fitzgibbons - LibraryThing

Tom Rolt was a very complex man, never more so than in his seminal book Narrow Boat. He captures the end of the age of working canals and enjoys observing the end of an era. His observations and ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChrisWJ - LibraryThing

This is the author's first book, and paints a fascinating picture of the end of the working canal age in England and Wales. The illustrated editions are highly recommended. The author has much more ... Read full review

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