the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
(5900 words, 1899)
sources of the variants
magazine text Frank Leslie’s popular monthly, vol. 49, December 1899, pages 175–189
(Edel & Laurence ref. D514)
first British book text The soft side / by Henry James. – London : Methuen, 1900;   pages 63–84
first American book text The soft side / by Henry James. – New York : Macmillan, 1900;   pages 52–70
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. 16;   pages 315–337
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