By (author) L. T. C. Rolt
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Thomas Telford by L. T. C. Rolt
Book DescriptionThe son of a shepherd from the Scottish borders, Thomas Telford rose to be the greatest engineer in Victorian Britain, who bridges, aqueducts, roads and canals combined aesthetic grace with brilliant engineering. His life spanned one of the most dynamic periods in British history, the decades of the industrial revolution, and no one contributed more to making Britain the 'workshop of the world'.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750945769
(216mm x 135mm x 10mm)
Imprint: The History Press Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Jun-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author L. T. C. Rolt
George and Robert Stephenson, Paperback (January 2016)
A brilliant, perceptive biography of the father and son who initiated the age of the railway.
Narrow Boat, Paperback (August 2014)
Take a trip down the waterways of England during their hey-day
Sleep No More, Paperback (January 2010)» View all books by L. T. C. Rolt
A collection of short stories of the supernatural that takes the reader on a journey from Cornwall to Wales and from the hill country of Shropshire to the west coast of Ireland. It is suitable for those who are passionate about the backdrop of our industrial landscape and those who love a good, old-fashioned ghost story.
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Author Biography - L. T. C. Rolt
L.T.C. Rolt wrote a large number of books, a number of which are now regarded as classics. He wrote biographies on the great British engineers, such as Brunel and the Stephensons, as well as the story of his exploration of England's canals, Narrow Boat. He died in 1974.
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