the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
The way it came
later title :   The friends of the friends
(9700 words, 1896)
sources of the variants
magazine text Chapman’s magazine of fiction, vol. 4, May 1896, pages 95–120
and: The chap book, vol. 4, 1 May 1896, pages 562–593
(Edel & Laurence ref. D476)
first British book text Embarrassments / by Henry James. – London : Heinemann, 1896;   pages 219–263
first American book text Embarrassments / by Henry James. – New York : Macmillan, 1896;   pages 265–320
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. 17;   pages 323–364
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