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Sweet Cork of thee

Robert Gibbings

Sweet Cork of thee

by Robert Gibbings

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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

First published 1951; reprinted 1964.

Statementwith engravings by the author.
The Physical Object
Pagination235p.,ill.,23cm
Number of Pages235
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17545292M

Home Auctions Aidan Foley Auctioneer - Sixmilebridge Two Day Auction - Books, Lot 12 Two Day Auction - Books Estimate. €20 - €40 Fees. Peter Somerville Large "The Coast of West Cork - 2 Copies" and Robert Gibbins "Sweet Cork of Thee" Watch Lot. Prev Lot Next Lot. Closed. Auction Date: 3rd May 20 at 12pm BST. More editions of Sweet Cork of Thee: Sweet Cork of Thee: ISBN () Hardcover, Remploy, ; Sweet Cork of Thee: ISBN () Softcover, The Mercier Press,

I sigh for thee still, among the birds and the flowers, I love thee and will until this heart will grow cold. I have roamed with fair maidens, dark, fair and courageous, And sweet loving eyes that shone only on me. But I think with regret of the smiles and caresses Of the fair-haired young maiden who dwells by the Lee. Sweet Cork of Thee by Robert Gibbings avg rating — 5 ratings — published — 2 editions.

On this I ponder Where'er I wander, And thus grow fonder, Sweet Cork, of thee, With thy bells of Shandon, That sounds so grand on The pleasant waters Of the river Lee. Father Prout (Francis Mahoney), The Bells of Shandon, reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of . Sweet Cork Of Thee by Robert Gibbings with woodcuts by the author Dent & Son London 1st edition. Dust jacket bumped, torn and discoloured, boards good, binding sound, ink inscription inside front, pp inc numerous b/w woodcut vignettes all very clean and bright.


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Since that time I have read whatever I can find of his--the most recent being "Sweet Cork of Thee". It is basically a travelogue style of writing wherein Gibbings describes his experiences while going about in County Cork, Ireland, his by: 1.

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Dutton,New York. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gibbings, Robert, Sweet Cork of thee. New York, Dutton, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book.

(Download) Sweet Cork of Thee pdf by Robert Gibbings Download PDF Read online This book is in a sense a continuation of Lovely is the Lee. Robert Gibbings begins where he left off, at Cougane Barra among the mountains on the Cork and Kerry border.

Robert Gibbings wrote and beautifully illustrated Sweet Cork Of Thee, which was published by J M Dent in Ethel Mannin married twice, and had one daughter, Jean, after which ‘she espoused the idea that a masculine mind better suited women writers than motherhood ‘ Apart from W B Yeats she also had an affair with Bertrand Russell.

Genre/Form: Dust jackets: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gibbings, Robert, Sweet Cork of thee. London, Dent, [] (OCoLC)   And thus grow fonder, sweet Cork, of thee.

The poem or rather song Shandon Bells by that wandering son of the Church, ‘Fr Prout’, otherwise the ex-Jesuit Francis Sylvester Mahony. His sentiment sum up the feelings of generations of Cork people about their city, which if the world were rightly run could be the capital of Ireland. Here are our closest matches for Sweet Cork of Thee by Robert Gibbings.

Description: Worn and torn dust jacket has a hole in the spine and is in a protective sleeve, page edges : £ [email protected] Toggle menu. Sweet Cork of Thee by Robert Gibbings A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. A writer of fascinating travel books, he was a very skilled artist and illustrated many of his own books including Lovely is the Lee () and Sweet Cork of Thee () in which the area and the family are mentioned frequently and with great affection.

Neil's Mom Breda said that when she was a child, she thought he was Santa Claus. The illustrated Foreword to Sweet Cork of Thee, the second of Gibbings’ books which describe his travels in the land of his birth Throughout his life, Gibbings immersed himself in travelling and in art.

A description and illustration of Shandon Church, County Cork, taken from the Atlas and Cyclopedia of Ireland, home; Sweet Cork, of thee. "With thy bells of Shandon, That sound so grand on to the suffering it caused. For that reason, it conveys the reality of the calamity in a much more telling way.

The book is also available in. He returned to Ireland for Sweet Cork of Thee (), and then crossed the English Channel to write Coming down the Seine (). Trumpets from Montparnasse () was based on his travels in France and Italy. His final book, based on the area around Long Wittenham, was Till I end my Song Died: Janu (aged 68), Long Wittenham.

Sweet Cork of Thee: Robert Gibbings. A book that has been read, but is in good condition. Minimal damage to the book cover eg. scuff marks, but no holes or tears. sweet cork of thee_ Category People & Blogs; Show more Show less.

Loading Autoplay When autoplay is enabled, a suggested video will automatically play next. Up next. ‘Sweet Thames run Softly’ was followed by ‘Coming down the Wye’ (), ‘Lovely is the Lee’ (), ‘Over the Reefs’ (), ‘Sweet Cork of Thee’ (), ‘Coming down the Seine’ (), ‘Trumpets from Montparnasse’ (), and ‘Til I end my Song’ (), all illustrated with his own wood engravings.

Cork film historian, Dan Donovan, poet Theo Dorgan and UCC’s Grace Neville add rich nuggets of observation to parts of the Cork story largely untold until now. This film is spiced throughout with much-loved Victorian and Edwardian ballads by John McCormack, Cara.

And thus grow fonder, sweet Cork, of thee, With thy bells of Shandon, That sound so grand on The pleasant waters of the river Lee.

I have heard bells chiming full many a clime in, Tolling sublime in cathedral shrine; While at a glib rate brass tongues would vibrate, But all their music spoke nought to thine; For memory, dwelling on each proud.

Sweet Cork of Thee By Theresa Deevy Topics: Gibbings, Robert, CorkAuthor: Theresa Deevy. Sweet Cork of Thee () On the anniversary of Robert Gibbings death this year a piece in the Irish Times by Alannah Hopkin: People often forget that Gibbings was Irish.Page - WITH deep affection And recollection I often think of Those Shandon bells.

Whose sounds so wild would, In the days of childhood, Fling round my cradle Their magic spells. On this I ponder Where'er I wander, And thus grow fonder, Sweet Cork, of thee, With thy bells of Shandon, That sound so grand on The pleasant waters Of the river Lee.