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 is a new release of the original 1953 edition.
About the Author: Robert Gibbings (1889-1958) was born in Ireland and studied at the Slade School of Fine Art, discovering a talent for wood engraving. The author of eight books about rivers, he was well-known for his engravings as well as his travel writing.
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