Letters of Note

Letters of Note

Volume 2 : An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of A Wider Audience

Book - 2016
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Grand Central Pub
From the editor of the New York Times bestseller and instant classic Letters of Note, comes this companion volume of more than 125 captivating letters. Each turn of the page brings delight and discovery in a collection of correspondence that spans centuries and place, written by the famous, the not-so-famous, and the downright infamous. Entries are accompanied by a transcript of the letter, a short contextual introduction, and a spirited illustration—in most cases, a facsimile of the letter itself. A splendid gatefold features one extraordinary hand-embroidered biographical letter. As surprising as it is entertaining, Letters of Note: Volume 2 is a gift of endless enjoyment and lasting value.

Baker & Taylor
Collects over one hundred letters providing a glimpse into famous events and people in history, penned by such authors as Helen Keller, Shelagh Delaney, Jack Trice, and J.K. Rowling.

& Taylor

The editor of the best-selling Letters of Note, Volume 1 presents a companion collection of 125 letters spanning history and cultures, complementing entries with letter transcripts, contextual introductions, archive photos and letter facsimiles.

Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, 2016
ISBN: 9781452153834
Branch Call Number: 808.86 L5692
Characteristics: 352 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits, facsimilies ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Usher, Shaun


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Feb 07, 2017

Great compilation of letters from antiquity to modern times. Very fun to read.


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