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Rolt, L. T. C. 1910-1974

Overview
Works: 153 works in 766 publications in 2 languages and 11,202 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Pictorial works  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction
Classifications: TJ1185, 926.2
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The railway revolution; George and Robert Stephenson by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

40 editions published between 1960 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 811 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a biography of George and Robert Stephenson, the father and son combination who initiated the age of the railway. Written by L. T. C. Rolt, the author adds engineering knowledge to his biographical skills
The aeronauts; a history of ballooning, 1783-1903 by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

15 editions published between 1966 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete history of balloons and the intrepid men who flew in them. To tavel in a ballon in the eighteenth and ninteenth centuries was the equivalent in braving the unknown of today's voyages in space. The author describes the first manned ascents, the first navigable balloons, steam, electric and petrol-engined, and the use of balloons in war
A short history of machine tools by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

9 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of machine tools and workshop techniques and highlights the contributions of various toolmakers
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a biography by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

47 editions published between 1957 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

By use of private papers hitherto unavailable to biographers, the author reveals the 19th-century England engineer who imparted more momentum to the greatest social revolution in all history than any other single man
Victorian engineering by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

29 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The steam engine of Thomas Newcomen by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

14 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and held by 479 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Red for danger : a history of railway accidents and railway safety by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

39 editions published between 1955 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Newcomen; the prehistory of the steam engine by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

22 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 468 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Telford by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

28 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Watt by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

15 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and Undetermined and held by 378 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Navigable waterways by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

19 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From sea to sea: the Canal du Midi by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and French and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The inland waterways of England by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

28 editions published between 1950 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great engineers by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

10 editions published between 1962 and 1966 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the Industrial Revolution in England through the lives of ten men
The making of a railway by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1999 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Railway adventure by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

22 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tools for the job; a short history of machine tools by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

12 editions published between 1965 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tools for the job : a history of machine tools to 1950 by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1986 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A picture history of motoring by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

9 editions published between 1956 and 1957 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mechanicals: progress of a profession by L. T. C Rolt( Book )

7 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
L. T. C. Rolt britischer Technikhistoriker

L. T. C. Rolt historien et biographe anglais

L・T・C・ロルト

Rolt, L.T.C.

Rolt, Lionel Thomas Caswall 1910-1974

Rolt, Lionel Thomas Caswell 1910-1974

Rolt Tom

Rolt, Tom 1910-1974

Rolt, Tom (Lionel Thomas Caswall), 1910-1974

ロルト, L. T. C

Languages
English (434)

French (1)

Covers
Isambard Kingdom Brunel, a biographyVictorian engineeringThe steam engine of Thomas NewcomenRed for danger : a history of railway accidents and railway safetyThomas TelfordThe making of a railwayRailway adventure