Their Silver Wedding Journey by W. D. Howells
Hardcover. Condition: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Fair. 1899. Harper and Brothers. Odd Volume. Volume II only.
Silver dust jacket has chips and tears, most notable tear at bottom of spine. Light shelf wear. Interior signed by previous owner on front endpaper, else no marks. Rare to find dust jackets on books of this time.
A splendid work of criticism that introduces us to Howell, the well-versed literary critic. He discusses the writings of various authors through the ages - for instance Cervantes, Shakespeare, Pope, Tolstoy - in great detail. His criticism is based on his in-depth study which makes the book highly informative.