Henry James The Middle Years 1884-1894.
Rupert Hart-Davis 36 Soho Square W1.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 8.75 x 5.75 inches. 340 pp. Bound in original cloth, gilt, in price clipped dust wrapper, which has sunned spine and edge wear at head and tail of spine. Top edge red. Extremities a little worn, but otherwise a very good copy. Illustrated by 8 black and white photographic plates, including portrait frontispiece. Decorated by publisher's device on title page. The second volume (out of five, published 1953-72), of the life of Henry James, by Leon Edel (1907-97), US/Canadian literary critic and biographer who was the foremost scholar on the life and works of the author.
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