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Reprint of the completely revised edition of 1959. "The author covers the whole of the story from the early days of "flash-locks" and barge masters at war with the mill owners for right of passage, to the report of the Bowes Committee in 1958. Mr Hadfield's book is illustrated by more than forty prints. In addition there are maps (many full-page size), most of which have been specially drawn for the volume". Pp.291, 8 black & white plates, 42 illustrations in the text, and 17 maps, owner's initials to front free endpaper, signed by the author to title page. Green cloth, dustwrapper has wear to top and tail of spine and small edge tears including small losses to lower rear edge and lower rear corner tip. VG/G+.
Title: British Canals. An Illustrated History. (Signed).
Publisher: London: Phoenix House, 1962.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 46543
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