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Sweet Thames Run Softly By Robert Gibbings

Sweet Thames Run Softly

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"First published in 1940 by J.M. Dent & Sons"--Title page verso.

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Sweet Thames Run Softly by Robert Gibbings

In 1939, on the eve of the Second World War, Robert Gibbings launched his home-made punt on the River Thames and began a slow journey downstream, armed with a sketchpad and a microscope. From the river's source at the edge of the Cotswold Hills to the bustle of London's docks, Sweet Thames Run Softly is a charming, often eccentric, account of an artist-naturalist adrift in English waters. First published as the Battle of Britain raged overhead, this gentle boating tale was an antidote to the anxieties of wartime and became an immediate best-seller. Our new edition includes the original engravings Robert Gibbings made of his journey.

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GOR005880883
Sweet Thames Run Softly by Robert Gibbings
Robert Gibbings
Nature Classics Library
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little Toller Books
2017-04-04
176
190821306X
9781908213068
N/A
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