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Calendar of the records of L.T.C. Rolt

Brian Maidment

Calendar of the records of L.T.C. Rolt

now in the possession of Mrs S.M. Rolt

by Brian Maidment

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Published by [s.n.] in [s.l.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rolt, L. T. C. -- 1910-1974.

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    Statement[by] B.E. Maidment.
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    Open LibraryOL16823450M

    L T C Rolt; L T C Rolt: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: L T C Rolt; D J Watkins-Pitchford. Find more information about: OCLC Number: Notes: "The record of a voyage along miles of the intricate canalsystem of the Midlands." Description: pages illustrations, map 22 cm: Responsibility: illus. by D.J. Watkins.   Narrow boat by L. T. C. Rolt, , Eyre Methuen Ltd edition, in English - 2nd revised ed., reprinted.

    L.T.C. Rolt was one of a small group of amateur railwaymen who made their dream of running their own railway come true. His vivid and often amusing account of this unique achievement is a record of individual enterprise and creative effort as refreshing as it is rare. Established by Act of Parliament in and unaffected by mergers and. The Aeronauts A History of Ballooning, (Book): Rolt, L. T. C.

    Synopsis First published in , this book has been said by many 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 is the story of how he and his wife adapted and fitted out Reviews: This essay considers L. T. C. Rolt's writings and work about waterway revival and railway preservation in Britain between and Outlining his life up to , the background to his first book Narrow Boat is discussed and set in context, stressing the working lives of people on the narrow English canals. The consequential founding of the Inland Waterways .


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Calendar of the records of L.T.C. Rolt by Brian Maidment Download PDF EPUB FB2

First published inand now reissued over 60 years on, this fully illustrated 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 /5(). From inside the book. What people are saying L. Rolt No preview engine North opened original owners passed patent pipe piston PLATE plug positive Potter practical pressure pump raised reason receiver record referred result rotative Savery Savery's seems shows side Smeaton Society soon steam engine stroke success supply syndicate.

L T C Rolt was an engineer and pioneer of industrial history; in this book he combined these two passions to give us a fascinating account of the men who 'made' Britain.

From Brunel to Telford, he takes us on a journey from the first railway tracks being laid down to bridges spanning hitherto unimagined lengths, through to the 'invention' and /5(11). Beautifully written, this book tells the story of the birth of the world's first preserved railway, the Talyllyn Railway in Tywyn, Wales.

As with his other books, Rolt's writing is colourful and evocative of a bygone age, and will appeal beyond the mere railway enthusiast/5(26). This book does not contain a lot of pictures, but another author was inspired by L T C Rolt's book and published a series of paperbacks that were eventually used as the basis for Trains in Trouble: Railway Accidents in Pictures, which I found in my local library.

I spent a lot of time in there just studying the book and making notes /5(26). Open Library is an initiative of the Internet Archive, a (c)(3) non-profit, building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital projects include the Wayback Machine, and Rolt, L.Landscape with canals / [by] L.

Rolt Allen Lane London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be. ‘Calendar of the records of L.T.C. Rolt now in the possession of Mrs S.M. Rolt. 30 pp, photocopied TS; BURMAN.

‘Echoes of a Canal Travelling Man’ with Foreword by Robert Aickman, Presentation copy inscribed ‘With love/ Joan/Dr Thorn/ on the occasion of the/unveiling of the plaque in/ memory of the meeting in of Tom.

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First published inthis book has been said by many 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 is the story of how he and his wife adapted and fitted out the boat as a home and recreates the journey of some miles that they made along Reviews: Rolt, L.Navigable waterways [by] L.

Rolt Longmans Harlow Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Author of The Poorhouse Fugitives, The poorhouse fugitives, Reading Popular Printsthings to do with a fantail hat, What shall we do with the starving baby?, J.C.

Prince and 'The death of the factory child', Victorian publishing and social criticism, Calendar of the records of L.T.C. Rolt. Railroard photographers S. Newton joins forces with historian L. Rolt to record the history of the Great Central Railway built between andits construction and operation Railway adventure by L.

C Rolt (Book). This book is a compilation of all 3 parts of Tom Rolt's autobiographical survey of our industrial and engineering past. Rolt, born inspent his life pottering with engineering projects. He undertook an apprenticeship with a steam locomotive builder in the late s/early s and acquired a lifelong love of machinery of all kinds Reviews: Rolt, L.Tools for the job; a short history of machine tools [by] L.

Rolt B. Batsford London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Tools for the Job by Rolt is a book that is out of print, but not hard to find in used book dealers.

That book mentions the actual item the OP has wanted for over 40 years. The OP wants a copy of a rare promotional brochure, a 72 page history of the Charles Churchill Co. published in and probably dumped in the trash by most of their. Narrow boat by L.

Rolt, unknown edition, Classifications Dewey Decimal Class /04/84 Library of Congress DAM64 R64DAM64 R64 This ed. originally published: London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, Includes index ISBN ISBN Pbk: £.

L.T.C. ROLT was born in Chester in February and died in He was an engineer and craftsman whose passion for Britain's industrial heritage led him to become one of the foremost historians of the twentieth s: Thomas Alva Edison is a biography with the rare distinction of being written while the subject was still alive.

It was the author's intention to show Edison as a great American and the "greatest inventor of all time."?L.T.C. Rolt 2 followers Lionel Thomas Caswall Rolt (usually abbreviated to Tom Rolt or L.T.C.

Rolt) was a prolific English writer and the biographer of major civil engineering figures including Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Thomas Telford/5(3).