An account of working a pair of narrow boats in the 1940s, carrying cargoes such as coal, scrap bullets, milk powder, grain and timber. The book tells of the painful process of learning the innumerable skills needed by the boatmen.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1971. Book Condition: Fair. 2nd. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP78443445
Book Description ALLEN and U., 1971. Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Ships from the UK within 24 hours. Number of pages: 187. Corners bumped. Spine creased. Bookseller Inventory # BBI99797
Book Description London: Allen & Unwin, 1970. Book Condition: Very Good. 2d edition. Very good hardcover in good dust jacket. A businessman and his fashion-model wife live and carry cargo in a pair of boats on England's canals. 187 pages. Photographs. Bookseller Inventory # 12970
Book Description Allen & Unwin, London, 1970. Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Fair. Second Edition. Very good clean copy, d/w price-clipped and has piece missing from back Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 28502
Book Description Allen & Unwin, 1970, 1970. WILKINSON, Tim. Hold on a Minute : [A Business Man and his Fashion Model Wife Live and Carry Cargo in a Pair of Boats on England's Canals]. L: George Allen & Unwin, (1970). Second Edition. Pp 187. Illustrated. 8vo, blue cloth. Toy 1209. This London couple have the good sense to hire, along with two barges, the young son of a bargeman who not only informs them of the techniques of navigation, but also of the history and culture of England's canals. Ex-library (adhesive remains, spine label, inkstamps), heavily rubbed and soiled in dj. 30.00. Bookseller Inventory # 33490