the Henry James
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tale :
The last of the Valerii
(11100 words, 1874)
available variants :
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first book text
revised book text
The novels and stories of Henry James : new and complete edition / [edited by Percy Lubbock]. – London : Macmillan, 1921–23. – (Edel & Laurence ref. A86);   Vol. 26,   pages 3–40
revised book text
The ghostly tales of Henry James / edited, with an introduction by Leon Edel. – New Brunswick, NJ : Rutgers University Press, 1948. – (Edel & Laurence ref. A94);   pages 70–102
revised book text;   introduction, introduction to each tale
Ten short stories of Henry James / selected, with an introduction, by Michael Swan. – London : John Lehmann, 1948;   pages 17–43
revised book text;   introduction
The complete tales of Henry James / edited with an introduction by Leon Edel. – London : Rupert Hart-Davis, 1962–64. – (Edel & Laurence ref. A105);   Vol. 3,   pages 89–122
first book text;   brief introduction
The madonna of the future ; and other early stories / by Henry James ; with a foreword by Willard Thorp. – New York : New American Library, 1962. – (Signet classics ; CD105);   pages 223–253
magazine text;   introduction, bibliography
Selected short stories / Henry James ; edited with an introduction by Michael Swan. – Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1963. – (Penguin modern classics). – ISBN 0-14-001919-7;   pages 13–42
first book text;   introduction
Stories of the supernatural / Henry James ; edited and with a new introduction and headnotes by Leon Edel. – London : Barrie & Jenkins, 1971. – A revised edition of The ghostly tales of Henry James (1949). – t.p.v. has invalid ISBN 0-214-68277-7;   pages 70–102
revised book text;   introduction, introduction to each tale
The tales of Henry James / edited by Maqbool Aziz. – Vols 1-3 : 1864–1879. – Oxford : Clarendon Press, 1973–84. – ISBN 0-19-812457-0, 0-19-812572-0, 0-19-812573-9. – No more published;   Vol. 2,   pages 259–283
magazine text, variants in first book text and revised book text;   introduction, notes
Selected tales / Henry James ; illustrated by Jeffrey W. Cornell. – Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, 1979. – (The 100 greatest masterpieces of American literature). – Limited edition, for series subscribers
text state not known
Tales of art and life / Henry James ; selection and introduction by Henry Terrie. – Schenectady, NY : Union College Press, 1984. – (Signature series). – ISBN 0-912756-12-8;   pages 17–43 in print
£ 4·95, $ 6·75
first book text;   introduction
Ghostly tales / Henry James ; illustrated by Scott Reynolds. – Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, 1989. – (Franklin mystery series). – Limited edition, for series subscribers [query: contents not yet certain]
text state not known
Complete stories 1864–1874 / Henry James. – New York : The library of America, 1999. – (The library of America ; 111). – ISBN 1-883011-70-1;   pages 798–827 in print
$ 40·00
first book text;   notes
The sense of the past : the ghostly stories of Henry James ; introduction by Glen Cavaliero. – Leyburn : Tartarus, 2006. – ISBN 1-87262-199-6;   pages 51–75 in print
£ 35·00
revised book text;   introduction

known etexts for
The last of the Valerii

source text spelling prepared by available at
first book text British Adrian Dover the Ladder
first book text American no preparation Wright American Fiction 1851-1875 (page scan and instant-OCR only, search for Henry James’s ‘A passionate pilgrim’ volume)
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