the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
The real right thing
(4900 words, 1899)
sources of the variants
magazine text Collier’s weekly, vol. 24, 16 December 1899, pages 22, 24
(Edel & Laurence ref. D515)
first British book text The soft side / by Henry James. – London : Methuen, 1900;   pages 85–103
first American book text The soft side / by Henry James. – New York : Macmillan, 1900;   pages 71–86
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 411–431
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