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MR Punch Afloat - The Humours of Boating and Sailing - The Original Classic Edition John Alexander Hammerton

MR Punch Afloat - The Humours of Boating and Sailing - The Original Classic Edition

John Alexander Hammerton

Published March 18th 2013
ISBN : 9781486440689
Paperback
52 pages
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Finally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Mr Punch Afloat - The Humours of Boating and Sailing. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new andMoreFinally available, a high quality book of the original classic edition of Mr Punch Afloat - The Humours of Boating and Sailing. It was previously published by other bona fide publishers, and is now, after many years, back in print. This is a new and freshly published edition of this culturally important work by John Alexander Hammerton, which is now, at last, again available to you.Get the PDF and EPUB NOW as well. Included in your purchase you have Mr Punch Afloat - The Humours of Boating and Sailing in EPUB AND PDF format to read on any tablet, eReader, desktop, laptop or smartphone simultaneous - Get it NOW.Enjoy this classic work today. These selected paragraphs distill the contents and give you a quick look inside Mr Punch Afloat - The Humours of Boating and Sailing:Look inside the book:Sippys, and when we got about harf way across it, I guess youd see a reel River then, for its so wide that you carnt see the land on either side of it, so you sees nothink else but the River, and as thats what you wanted for to see, you carnt werry well grumble then. ...We was a passing a werry butiful bit of the river called a Back Water, and he says, says he, As its so preshus hot in the sun, why dont we run in there and enjoy the shade for a time, while we have our lunch? ...But on our butiful little steamer on our luvly little river, altho the gests had most suttenly all brekfasted afore they cum, why we hadnt started much about half-a-nour, afore three or fore on em came creeping down into the tite little cabin and asking for jest a cup of tea and a hegg or two, and a few shrimps- and, in less than a nour arterwards, harf a duzzen more on em had jest a glass or two of wine and a sandwich, and all a arsking that most important of all questions on bord a Tems Yot, What time do we lunch?About John Alexander Hammerton, the Author:Sir John Alexander Hammerton (born 27 February 1871 in Alexandria, Scotland- died 12 May 1949 in London) is described by the Dictionary of National Biography as the most successful creator of large-scale works of reference that Britain has known. ...In his introduction to volume 1, he concedes Although it remains a storehouse of information for future students of the period, The Great War, as that set of thirteen massive volumes was called, would now require to be largely re-written in light of later knowledge - and so the Popular History was written embodying the gist of post-war revelations and official documents.