Author:Joseph Hergesheimer

Joseph Hergesheimer
American writer known for his naturalistic novels of decadent life amongst the very wealthy.
Joseph Hergesheimer



  • The Lay Anthony (Kennerley, 1914; Knopf, 1919)
  • Mountain Blood (Kennerley, 1915; Knopf, 1919)
  • The Three Black Pennys (1917)
  • Java Head (1919)
  • Linda Condon (1919)
  • Cytherea (1922)
  • The Bright Shawl (1922)
  • The Presbyterian Child (1923)
  • Balisand (1924)
  • Tampico (1926)

Collections and short worksEdit

Short works from magazinesEdit


  • San Cristobal de la Habana (1920) (external scan)
  • From an Old House (1925) limited, signed edition, out of print


  • Hugh Walpole, an Appreciation (1919)

Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1926.

The author died in 1954, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.