TomFolio.com Home Independent Dealers
For those who care about books!  
HOME CODE OF ETHICS BOOKDEALERS BROWSE BOOKS ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES DETAILED SEARCH VIEW CART

 Other Areas
Advanced Search
Browse Book Categories
Antiques Collectibles
Browse by Dealer
Author Autographs
Author Awards
Author Biographies
Author Pseudonyms
Collecting Information
Glossary of Terms
Helpful Sites
Publisher Information
Customer Account
Account Log-out
Help
Contact Us
About TomFolio
For Bookdealers
Code of Ethics
Secure Shopping
Privacy Statement
Legal Information
Become a Member
Members Only
Find Tom Folio on Facebook
Authors Born Today
April 27
Cecil DAY-LEWIS
(b. 1904 - d. 1972)
British poet, crime writer and translator
Jessie Redmon FAUSET
(b. 1884 - d. 1961)
American novelist and short-story writer

R.I.P.
M. H. Abrams
1921-2015

Abdel Rahman El Abnoudy
1938-2015

Frederic Morton
1924-2015

GŁnter Grass
1927-2015

Ivan Doig
19439-2015
   

Celebrating 14 years as an Independent Bookseller Cooperative!

Free personal website hosting available to TomFolio listers.
Tom  Search Books, Periodicals, Ephemera
By Author:
By Title:
By Keywords:
By ISBN:


[Advanced Search]
April 27, 2015

Literary Landmarks: Henry James

Henry James House Lamb House is an 18th-century house situated in Rye, East Sussex, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust. The American novelist Henry James discovered Rye and Lamb House quite by chance whilst visiting an architect friend. He was enchanted by the house and delighted when the chance came to lease it in 1897 and purchase it two years later. James wrote three of his novels here, The Wings of the Dove, The Ambassadors and The Golden Bowl. He wrote in the garden room, a self-contained building next to the house built in 1743 as a separate banqueting room and destroyed in 1940 during a bombing raid. After James's death Lamb House became the residence of author E.F. Benson

For more information click here: Lamb House, or click here for books by Henry James, and here for American Literature.

On This Day:
  • National holiday, Togo - Independence Day, 1960
  • National holiday, Sierra Leone - Independence Day, 1961
  • National holiday. Serbia and Montenegro (formerly Federal Republic of Yugoslavia) - National Day, 1992
  • National holiday, South Africa - Freedom Day, 1994
  • American Museum of Natural History opens in its original home, New York City's Central Park Arsenal, 1871
  • Grant's Tomb (officially General Grant National Memorial), located in Riverside Park in Manhattan, is dedicated, 1897
Browse our stock in West Africa History, South Africa History, Balkan States History, U.S. Museums or Natural History Museums, and U.S. Historic Sites and U.S. Monuments and Memorials, or search your favorite topic Here.

Today's Birthdays:

  • Mary Wollstonecraft (1759-1797), English-Irish radical feminist and writer (Vindication of the Rights of Women, 1792), wife of William Godwin, mother of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Phillip Hauge Abelson (1913-2004), American physical chemist; his work was essential to development of the atomic bomb and to building the U.S. nuclear-powered submarine program
  • Coretta Scott King (1927-2006), American civil rights activist, wife of Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Darcey Bussell (b. 1969), highly acclaimed British ballerina, Principal ballerina of the Royal Ballet
Browse our stock in English Literature, Romantic Poetry, books by Mary Wollstonecraft poetic works of Percy Shelley, Atomic Theory or Nuclear Physics, Atomic and Cold War, Submarines, Civil Rights Movement, books by Coretta Scott King, books by Martin Luther King, Jr., books about Martin Luther King, Jr., Ballet, or search your favorite topic Here.
    
Read What Americana Exchange Reporter Susan Halas Wrote about Tomfolio
Featured Items
featured
Old and New Violins, Violoncellos...
featured
Experimental Music
Composition with an Electronic Computer

featured
The Psaltery, A New Collection of Church Music, Consisting of Psalm and Hymn Tunes, Chants, and Anthems...

Home   Contact Us   Bookdealers   Browse Books   Detailed Search   Antiques Collectibles   Privacy Statement   Shopping Cart

Copyright © 2000 - 2015 TomFolio.com. TomFolio is a registered
trademark of ABookCoOp, Inc. All rights reserved. Legal Information.