English Hours: The Original Edition of 1905 (Paperback)

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By Joseph Pennell (Illustrator), Henry James
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Complete digitally restored reprint (facsimile handmade reproduction) of the original edition of 1905 (large paper edition) with excellent resolution and outstanding readability. The layout is +16.5 % larger as the original for a better readability. With 79 illustrations by Joseph Pennell. Joseph Pennell (born July 4, 1857, died April 23, 1926) was an American artist and author. "English Hours" is a book of travel writing by Henry James published in 1905. The book collected various essays Henry James had written on England over a period of more than thirty years, beginning in the 1870s. The essays had originally appeared in such periodicals as The Nation, The Century Magazine, Scribner's Magazine, The Galaxy and Lippincott's Magazine. Henry James wrote a new introduction for the book and extensively revised many of the essays to create a more coherent whole.

About the Author

Henry James (born April 15, 1843, died February 28, 1916). He was an American writer who spent most of his writing career in Britain. He is regarded as one of the key figures of 19th-century literary realism. He was the son of Henry James and the brother of philosopher and psychologist William James and diarist Alice James. He died in Chelsea, London. His ashes were buried in Cambridge cemetery in Massachusetts.

Product Details
ISBN: 9783959402231
ISBN-10: 3959402236
Publisher: Reprint Publishing
Publication Date: June 24th, 2016
Pages: 442
Language: English