the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
The story in it
(6400 words, 1902)
sources of the variants
magazine text Anglo-American magazine, vol. 7, January 1902, pages 1–13
(Edel & Laurence ref. D529)
first British book text The better sort / by Henry James. – London : Methuen, 1903;   pages 123–138
first American book text The better sort / by Henry James. – New York : Scribner, 1903;   pages 168–188
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 409–435
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