Prefaces to Contemporaries 1882-1920 William Dean Howells 1957 ed: Arms Gibson Marston
Prefaces to Contemporaries (1882-1920) written by William Dean Howells, was published by Scholars' Facsimiles & Reprints in 1957 as edited by George Arms, William M. Gibson and Frederic C. Marston, Jr.
These facsimile reproductions from the original printed format are a unique way to suggest the atmosphere at the time of the writing. The editors provide an introduction and a biographical note to illuminate the Prefaces.
During his lifetime Howells published 33 Prefaces and one appeared in print after his death. The pictures with this offering show the complete Table of Contents.
The red hardcover book is in excellent vintage / antique condition, marked only by a name on the flyleaf and the natural browning of the pages. The book measures 5 5/8 inches by 8 5/8 inches by 3/4 inch and has 200 pages. No dust jacket.
This collectible hardback book will be a handy reference and source of information for everyone interested in American authors and American literature of the Victorian Age.