* Scarce * L.T.C. Rolt Narrow Boat First UK Edition in D/J 1944


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Author: L.T.C. Rolt (illustrated by D.J. Watkins-Pitchford)     Title: Narrow Boat Publication:  First Edition 1st Impression Published By Eyre & Spottiswoode London 1944……………….. (See Pictures)Condition Of Book and Dust-Jacket: This is a Very Good Copy of this Book in green cloth with white title lettering to spine,in a Very Good Dust-Jacket which has some rubbing and wear to the head and tail of spine with miniscule nicks showing (see pics) Not price clipped and the book has no previous names or inscriptions present.Superbly illustrated by D.J Watkins-Pitchford (BB) with evocative woodcuts and there is one map of Waterways of the Midlands.The contents remain clean internally with just a few foxing spots present to the fore-edge of the book.Scarce Rolt title in it’s original dust-wrapper.The book recounts the record of a voyage along the Canal system of the Midlands some 400 miles of it.The works is a profound topographical,cultural and historic work and not just of the boatmen but of the Countryside also.The dust-jacket comes well protected in a removable cover sleeve.The vibrant design of the dust-wrapper comes from a painting by Herbert Tooley,8vo 212pp First Edition 1st Impression [1944] UK Postage: Free Sent Royal Mail 24 Tracked 1-2 Working Days Air-Mail Tracked Europe Air-Mail Tracked Rest of World Air-Mail Tracked Zone 3  USA 

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