Title: Coming Down the Seine
Publisher: Readers Union, London, England
Publication Date: 1955
Binding: Hard Cover
Illustrator: Gibbings, Robert
Book Condition: Very Good ++
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good ++
214 very clean and tight pages. Jacket now protected in acid-free clear plastic cover. The wood engravings for illustrations. "In words and exquisite wood engravings he has captured the glorious ripe river life of France, from the barges to the independents' who make their homes underneath the bridges of Paris itself." Originally published by J. M. Dent & Sons. This Readers Union edition was produced in 1955 for sale to its members only. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 003579
Synopsis: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions that are true to the original work.
About the Author: Gibbings was born in Ireland and studied at the Slade School of Fine Art and the Central School of Art, discovering a talent for wood engraving. The author of eight books about rivers, he became a household name as an author, broadcaster and artist.
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