The Atlantic Volume 108

The Atlantic Volume 108

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ... Turning towards his studio, and pointing to the gallery which hangs along the second story, he added: "When I was painting the Luxembourg picture, I carried the canvas, repeatedly, from the rocks below, hung it on that balcony, and studied it from a distance with reference solely to its simple and absolute truth. Never! " he reiterated, as we moved on in the direction of the sea. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN COMPANY and attractive book has been prepared. It contains nine letters of the novelist to relatives, and a clear and detailed picture of his home life from his marriage to his death. Thackeray's family, in conformity with his expressed wishes, have authorized no biography of him and heretofore nothing of so intimate and personal a nature has been sanctioned. The recollections are those of a near kinswoman, Mrs. Warre Cornish, formerly Miss Ritchie, and these and 3 the letters, written to members of her family, are printed with the full approval of Thackeray's daughter, Lady Ritchie. The book throws new light on an interesting and attractive personality. IN commemoration of the centenary of Thackeray's birth, this new For full details as to typography, illustrations, etc., send for circular 4 Park St. HOUGHTON III I FFLI N COMPANY Boston tionist traditions, has written a series of studies of General Lee, based upon a prolonged analysis of all first-hand evidence. The work has been conducted with absolute impartiality. The present paper concludes this series, but Mr. Bradford has now in preparation a new Atlantic series, to be entitled "Portraits of the Confederacy." Fannie Stearns Davis ("A Possession") will be readily remembered by our readers as the author of "lIyself and I" and of...show more

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  • Paperback | 524 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 925g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123699339X
  • 9781236993397