The Military On English Waterways 1798-1844.
Railway and Canal Historical Society.
With 21 illustrations and 10 maps.
8vo. 9 x 7 inches. 100 pp. In pictorial card wrapper. A very good copy. Illustrated in black and white with maps, plans, facsimiles and tables Facsimile endpapers. Decorated by Society's device on title page. A well illustrated history of the army use of Britain's canal network during the period of the French wars and after. It includes a chapter on the Royal Military Canal in Kent and Sussex, constructed as a defence against French invasion, 1804-06. A publication of the Railway and Canal Historical Society, jointly written by Hugh J. Compton, writer on canals.
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