Narrow Boat

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

OK, it's a classic, and part of what led to the restoration of the canals, but it is also horribly preachy. The canals are the only part of the industrial revolution that Holt approves of. Read full review

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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

Contents

THE PEOPLE OF THE BOATS
32
BELLS AND BEER
38
FOUR HOUSES
42

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