This list of titles is far from being a definitive list of Roltís output. For a bibliography available to buy that includes everything written by Rolt, and much that has been written about him, see Bibliography.

DateTitleOriginal publisherCategory
1944Narrow BoatEyre & SpottiswoodeWaterways
1947High Horse RiderlessAllen & UnwinPhilosophy
1948Sleep No More: Twelve Stories of the SupernaturalConstableFiction
1949Green and SilverAllen & UnwinWaterways
1950The Inland Waterways of EnglandAllen & UnwinWaterways
1950Horseless Carriage: The Motor Car in EnglandConstableMotoring
1951The Thames from Mouth to SourceBatsfordWaterways
1952Lines of CharacterConstableRailways
1953Railway AdventureConstableRailways
1953Winterstoke: The Story of a TownConstableFiction
1955Clouded MirrorJ LanePhilosophy
1955Red for DangerJ LaneRailways
1956A Picture History of MotoringHulton PressMotoring
1958Thomas TelfordLongmansBiography
1960The Cornish Giant: The Story of Richard TrevithickLutterworthBiography
1960George and Robert StephensonLongmansBiography
1962Great EngineersBellBiography
1962James WattBatsfordBiography
1963Thomas Newcomen: The Prehistory of SteamDavid & Charles / MacdonaldBiography
1964Patrick Stirling's LocomotivesHamish HamiltonRailways
1965The Story of BrunelMethuenBiography
1965Tools for the Job: A Short History of Machine ToolsBatsfordEngineering History
1967The AeronautsMethuenTransport
1969Navigable Waterways (Industrial Archaeology No 1 in series)LongmansWaterways
1970Victorian EngineeringAllen LaneEngineering History
1971The Making of a Railway (photographed by SWA Newton)EvelynRailways
1971Landscape with Machines (autobiography)LongmansAutobiography
1973From Sea to Sea: The Canal du MidiLongmansWaterways
1977Landscape with Canals (second volume of autobiography)Alan Sutton
1992Landscape with Figures (third and final volume of autobiography)Alan SuttonAutobiography

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