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Parisian Sketches; Selected Letters of Henry James [2 VOLUMES:BOTH 1ST ENGLISH EDITION]

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Parisian Sketches: This collection of texts shows us the novelist at large in the Paris of Flaubert and Turgenev, Taine and Renan, surveying the literary, the artisitic and the political scenes, listening to Offenbach, watching at first hand the coalescing forces which fashioned the early years of the Third Republic. Taken from letters to the New York Tribune 1875-76. Item A101b in the standard Edel bibliography.

Blue textual dust jacket. Scuffs marks and wear, chips and discolouration to spine. Red cloth covered boards with gilt text to spine. Superficial shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Ex-library book, with related sticker and label residue on front and rear endpapers. Text block is clean and tight and free from annotation and marginalia. Top edge coloured red. Published in 1958. First English edition.

Selected Letters of Henry James: A selection of letters written at different periods of James's life. Any reader who wants to trace the growing proliferation of James's style in his published works will find in this volume the echo of his voice as it changed and varied through the years. Item C11b in the standard Edel bibliography.

Cream textual dust jacket. Scuffs, marks and signs of wear. Small chips to edges. Crease to spine. Red cloth covered boards with silver text to spine. Lightly discoloured at edges. Corners bumped. Shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Ex-libris, sticker residue and book plate to front pastedown. Sporadic foxing. Text block is otherwise clean and tight. Top edge coloured red. Published in 1958. First English edition

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Edel, Leon (ed)
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Hardback
Publisher:
Rupert Hart-Davis

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Parisian Sketches: This collection of texts shows us the novelist at large in the Paris of Flaubert and Turgenev, Taine and Renan, surveying the literary, the artisitic and the political scenes, listening to Offenbach, watching at first hand the coalescing forces which fashioned the early years of the Third Republic. Taken from letters to the New York Tribune 1875-76. Item A101b in the standard Edel bibliography.

Blue textual dust jacket. Scuffs marks and wear, chips and discolouration to spine. Red cloth covered boards with gilt text to spine. Superficial shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Ex-library book, with related sticker and label residue on front and rear endpapers. Text block is clean and tight and free from annotation and marginalia. Top edge coloured red. Published in 1958. First English edition.

Selected Letters of Henry James: A selection of letters written at different periods of James's life. Any reader who wants to trace the growing proliferation of James's style in his published works will find in this volume the echo of his voice as it changed and varied through the years. Item C11b in the standard Edel bibliography.

Cream textual dust jacket. Scuffs, marks and signs of wear. Small chips to edges. Crease to spine. Red cloth covered boards with silver text to spine. Lightly discoloured at edges. Corners bumped. Shelf wear to top and bottom of spine. Ex-libris, sticker residue and book plate to front pastedown. Sporadic foxing. Text block is otherwise clean and tight. Top edge coloured red. Published in 1958. First English edition

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First English editions
Author(s):
Edel, Leon (ed)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
See description
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Rupert Hart-Davis

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