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Elizabeth Robins Pennell "French Cathedrals" 1909 Book Signed Autograph Illustrations
Elizabeth Robins Pennell-"French Cathedrals-Monasteries And Abbeys And Sacred Sites Of France"-1909-Century Co-New York-7" X 10"-242 pages-hardcover book-with illustrations by Joseph Pennell-Signed By Author.Elizabeth Robins Pennell (1855-1936) was an American author. She was the wife of American artist and fellow author Joseph Pennell, whom she married in June of 1884. He provided the illustrations for many of her books. She, with her husband, was a friend and correspondent of James McNeill Whistler. She wrote a lengthy biography of Whistler in collaboration with her husband, as well as biographical studies of Charles Godfrey Leland, who was her uncle, Mary Wollstonecraft, and, after his death, her husband. Other works include travelogues and personal memoirs. She was also a contributor of art and food criticism to periodicals including the Daily Chronicle and the Pall Mall Gazette. Pennell often made her contributions under the nom de plume "N. N.". She died in New York City in February of 1936..............BOTH BOOK AND AUTOGRAPH ARE IN NICE CONDITION.SPINE HAS A SMALL TEAR......