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Sweet Thames Run Softly

Gibbings, Robert

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Sweet Thames Run Softly

By Robert Gibbings

Published by J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, London, 1940. 1st edition 1940, reprinted 1940. 9 ¼” H x 6 ¼” W; 230pp; Hardback, dust wrapper missing; Green boards with gold titles; Illustrated with author’s wood engravings. Book condition: Outer covers a little grubby and aged, with some air pockets between the cloth and board; Bottom of spine bumped & a little worn; Rectangular section of the top layer of paper missing (although the page remains intact) on the ffe suggesting the removal of a book plate; Small surface damage to the half title page – top layer of paper missing approx ¾” Ø; One page in from the front and back there is a little dirt in the gutter, otherwise all clean; All pages present, no inscriptions. Dust wrapper missing.

Book condition – Good.

Gibbings, an Irish writer, sculptor, engraver and wood-carver; gently musing on life, nature, sculpture etc, with the River Thames as his backdrop. Complimented with delightful woodcut illustrations to accompany the text. 25 chapters and a postscript.

Book condition – Good.

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