Henry James On Italy (Selections From Italian Hours) (2nd Hand Hardback)
Italian Hours is a book of travel writing by Henry James first published in 1909. The book collected essays that James had written over nearly forty years about a country he knew and loved well.
James extensively revised and sometimes expanded the essays (2 new essays & a new introduction) to create a more consistent whole.
This first 1988 edition is subtitled : Selections From Italian Hours and is a very personal account of the romantic country by one of literature's greatest writers : it is also one of the great documents of travel.
Essays include : Venice, A Roman Holiday, Siena (Early & Late) & Tuscan Cities . . . 12 essays in total.
- Format : Landscape, Fully Illustrated 2nd Hand Hardback with Dust Jacket
- Condition : Very Good
- Category : Non-Fiction - Europe
- Published : 1909 (This Edition 1988 - Barrie & Jenkins / Weidenfeld & Nicolson - USA - "Selections" 1st Edition)
- ISBN : 9781555842383
- SKU : B002040
- PPC : SP650gm
- RRP : $24.95
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
Full Colour & Illustrated with maps & paintings (including by Turner) of the period throughout. 223pp.
"A Beautiful Book. Great to read about Italy in the early 1900's." - Ebay Review.