By Elizabeth Robins Pennell,Joseph Pennell,Dave Buchanan
The Eighteen Eighties used to be a thrilling time for biking pioneers like Elizabeth and her husband Joseph. As boneshakers and high-wheelers advanced into tandem tricycles and the protection motorbike, biking grew from child’s play and severe recreation right into a leisurely and, importantly, literary mode of transportation. The illustrated go back and forth memoirs of “those Pennells” were—and nonetheless are—highly interesting. They helped bring in the recent age of relaxation traveling, whereas playfully hearkening again to well-known literary trips. during this new version, Dave Buchanan presents wealthy cultural contexts surrounding the Pennells’ first adventures. those lengthy out-of-print commute memoirs will pride avid cyclists in addition to students of commute literature, biking background, women’s writing, Victorian literature, and illustration.
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A Canterbury Pilgrimage / An Italian Pilgrimage (Wayfarer) by Elizabeth Robins Pennell,Joseph Pennell,Dave Buchanan