Portraits of Places.

"Venice has been painted and described many thousands of times, and of all cities of the world it is the easiest to visit without going there": First edition of Henry James' Portraits of Places

Portraits of Places.

JAMES, Henry.

$275.00

Item Number: 81257

Boston: James R. Osgood and Company, 1884.

First edition of James’ later collection of travel accounts throughout Europe and the United States. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine. In very  good condition.

 

 

James' Portraits of Places includes a remarkable collection of travel accounts which originally appeared in the Century, the Atlantic Monthly, and Galaxy Magazine. Chapters include accounts of James' travels to Venice, Normandy, Saratoga, Newport, Quebec, and Niagra among others.

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