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Collected travel writings

the continent

by Henry James Jr.

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Published by Literary Classics of the U.S., Distributed to the trade in the U.S. and Canada by the Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Europe,
  • France,
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • James, Henry, 1843-1916 -- Travel -- Europe.,
    • Europe -- Description and travel.,
    • France -- Description and travel.,
    • Italy -- Description and travel.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 807-827) and index.

      StatementHenry James.
      SeriesThe Library of America ;, 65
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD919 .J295 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination845 p. :
      Number of Pages845
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1401333M
      ISBN 100940450771
      LC Control Number93009193

      Travel along with some of your favourite authors through travel writing, including Bill Bryson, Patrick Leigh Fermor, Category > Travel & Maps > Travel Writing Travel Writing Books. Sort by: Applied filters. Travel Writing you will be contacted by the shop to confirm that your item is available for collection. Collects James's travel writings, describing France, Italy, Switzerland, and Holland.

      Observant, imaginative, rich with literary allusions and historical echoes, James's travel writings are both literary masterpieces and unsurpassed guidebooks, here Free shipping over $ Buy a cheap copy of Collected Travel Writings: The book by Henry James. Do your research – pre-travel research enriches the whole experience; post-travel research adds depth and accuracy to what you write. While travelling keep notes or you will forget. Take photographs to illustrate your words. 2. Be curious – about everything and everybody. What makes many travel books enjoyable is the people encountered.

      Get this from a library! Collected travel writings: Great Britain and America. [Henry James; Richard Howard; Joseph Pennell] -- This volume brings together James's writings on Great Britain and America. The essays of English Hours convey the freshness of James's "wonderments and judgments and emotions" on first encountering. Summersdale is an award-winning innovative publishing company with a year-long passion for great travel writing. They publish over titles per year across the travel writing, general non-fiction, gift, humour, health and well-being genres, and pride themselves on publishing beautiful books that inform, inspire and entertain.


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