Sweet Thames Run Softly

Robert Gibbings (Author)
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Description

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.

Product Details

Price
£12.00  £11.16
Publisher
Little Toller Books
Publish Date
4 April 2017
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781908213068

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