by L.T.C. Rolt.
Euromapping, 1994 – 240 p
A 240 page history of the ‘Midi’ with extra chapter, maps and diagrams by David Edwards-May
History of the canals across Southern France built by Pierre Paul Riquet in 1662-1681 (for the Canal du Midi) and by engineers for the French State (Ponts et Chaussées) in 1830-1856 (for the Canal de Garonne), by Tom Rolt, himself an engineer and a brilliant writer, the leading founder of the Inland Waterways Association (UK) in 1946.