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British canals

Charles Hadfield

British canals

an illustrated history.

by Charles Hadfield

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Published by David & Charles in Newton Abbot .
Written in English


Edition Notes

2nd ed. originally published, London: Phoenix House, 1959.

SeriesCanals of the British Isles
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17330942M

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Many canals made significant profits, but some never made a penny for shareholders, and others like the Dorset and Somerset Canal were simply abandoned during construction. By the end of the eighteenth century the boom was over, and most British canals were completed by Aug 18,  · Slow down and enjoy the British landscape on a British Waterways canal cruise drifting along in a narrow boat.

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A man wearing a straw hat sips on a mug of steaming hot tea. He waves a lazy greeting at us with the Author: Christina Pfeiffer. Across England and Wales our 2, miles of canals and rivers flow through cities, past homes, alongside offices and out into glorious countryside, bringing wellbeing opportunities to millions.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Jan 03,  · British Canals An Illustrated History. British Canals An Illustrated History; The Canals of the British Isles Series; by Charles Hadfield; When this book was first published in The Spectator said: "An important contribution to English social history of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as as a canal history is hardly likely to be Author: Charles Hadfield.

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