the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
The real thing
(9600 words, 1892)
sources of the variants
first book text The real thing ; and other tales / by Henry James. – New York ; London : Macmillan, 1893;   pages 1–41
New York edition text The novels and tales of Henry James. – New York : Scribner ; London : Macmillan, 1907–1909. – 24 v. – (The New York Edition),   Vol. 18;   pages 307–346
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