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JAMES, Henry.

Rare books by Henry James, including first edition, signed first edition, and finely bound copies of The Bostonians, and The Portrait of a Lady, original letters, and handsome sets of his collected works.

Regularly stocked editions of James’ works include the Galignani edition, the first Collective Edition, the New York edition of the novels and tales, the large format edition and the Complete Tales.

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  1. The Madonna of the Future and other tales.
    First edition, one of only 500 copies. These six stories had previously been published in America, in Scribner's, Harper's and the Galaxy, and were here collected for the first time and revised throughout. Learn More
    £8,500

    Stock Code: 70986

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  2. Roderick Hudson.
    First English edition of James's d Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 72312

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  3. Confidence.
    First edition, published 10 December 1879 in an edition of only 500 copies. James had become dissatisfied with Macmillan and offered Chatto and Windus a short novel in exchange for a royalty & a certain sum of money down. James made sure of copyright in England by seeing that this was published first, anticipating the 1,500... Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 70998

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  4. The Diary of a Man of Fifty and A Bundle of Letters.
    First US edition, first printing. Edel and Laurence record three binding variants among which no priority has been established Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 61003

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  5. Tales of Three Cities.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 62998

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  6. The Princess Casamassima: A Novel.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £950

    Stock Code: 47770

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  7. The Reverberator.
    First US edition. Technically the American issue of the first one-volume English edition which followed the two volume version. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 63594

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  8. The Sacred Fount.
    First UK edition, first impression, with the second issue ads dated August 1911. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "For the unknown friend, Henry James, Nov. 1911". The Sacred Fount sold poorly at its original publication, but, encouraged by the success of The Outcry in 1911, the publisher bound and sold... Learn More
    £4,500

    Stock Code: 68222

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  9. The Wings of the Dove.
    First edition. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 25489

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  10. The Wings of the Dove.
    First edition. Learn More
    £450

    Stock Code: 51833

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  11. The Wings of the Dove.
    First UK edition, first impression, one of 4,000 copies printed, in a variant state omitting the publisher's ads as described by Supino. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 90973

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  12. The American Scene.
    Second impression, on thicker paper and without the gilt top edge. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 85879

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  13. The Novels and Tales.
    The New York edition. The first collected edition complete with the two pendent volumes separately issued in 1917. Rare in such an attractive contemporary binding. Learn More
    £12,500

    Stock Code: 61438

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  14. The American Volunteer Motor-Ambulance Corps in France.
    First edition, and only separate edition; one of 2,000 copies printed. A condensed and "extensively edited" version appeared in the New York World on 4th January 1915, and the essay was only reprinted in full in the posthumous collection Within the Rim (1919). Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 106732

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  15. [The novels and stories.]
    Large format edition of the final and most complete collected works, with additions and corrections to the New York edition of 1907. A smaller format pocket edition was printed from the same plates on appreciably thinner paper and is probably a separate impression. Learn More
    £8,750

    Stock Code: 79760

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  16. The Aspern Papers. A comedy of Letters adapted for the theatre … by Michael Redgrave.
    First edition, first impression. With the dramatist's signed presentation inscription to the front free endpaper, "for Peter and Molly with love Michael Christmas 1959". Peter Daubeny was the co-producer of this play's first production. Learn More
    £150

    Stock Code: 40580

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  17. The Complete Tales.
    A very attractively bound set of the works of Henry James. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 68523

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