Quantity: 1 available
Size: 5.5 x 8.75 inches. In cream cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; Handling marks at back. Price clipped). Slight browning to edges. Neat inscription to front endpaper. Else a clean and tight copy. 216pp. With colour frontis, b/w photographs and illustrations in text. History of the canals in Leicestershire, the Old Union and the Grand Union. Begun in the 1790s, their peak was in the 1840s, but afterwards a slow decline set in. The book tells their story and describes how they are used today.
Title: The Leicester Line. A History of the Old Union and Grand Union Canals. With 17 plates and 6 text illustrations including maps.
Publisher: David and Charles. 1972 1st edition.:
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 69818
Keywords: TRANSPORT PHILIP STEVENS, Leicester Line, History, Old Union, Grand Union Canals, Leicestershire, peak, decline, leisure, photographs Maps Transport first edition dustwrapper