the Henry James
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tale :
The Aspern papers
(35300 words, 1888)
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magazine text
first book text
New York edition text
The uniform edition of the tales / Henry James. – London : Martin Secker, 1915–20. – (published as individual volumes; some titles also issued in USA by Le Roy Phillips, Boston, or Albert and Charles Boni, New York; see details in Edel & Laurence ref. A74);   pages 5–176
New York edition 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. 17,   pages 3–126
New York edition text
The turn of the screw ; The Aspern papers / Henry James. – London : Dent, 1935. – (Everyman’s library ; 912);   pages 161–299
New York edition text;   brief introduction
The great short novels of Henry James / edited with an introduction and comments by Philip Rahv. – New York : Dial Press, 1944. – (Permanent library). – LC card no. 44-047807;   pages 469–564
New York edition text;   introduction
The Aspern papers ; The Europeans / Henry James ; introduction by Joseph McG. Bottkol. – New York? : New Directions, 1950. – (New classics series ; 27)
text state not known;   introduction
The Aspern papers ; The spoils of Poynton / Henry James ; with a general introduction by R. P. Blackmur. – New York : Dell, 1959. – (The laurel Henry James);   pages 21–124
first book text;   introduction
Short novels of Henry James : Daisy Miller ; Washington Square ; The Aspern papers ; The pupil ; The turn of the screw / introduction by E. Hudson Long. – New York : Dodd, Mead, 1961. – (Great illustrated classics : Titan editions). – LC card no. 61-15992;   pages 259–354
New York edition 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. 6,   pages 275–382
first book text;   brief introduction
The turn of the screw ; and other short novels / by Henry James ; with a foreword by Willard Thorp. – New York : New American Library, 1962. – (Signet classics ; CT133);   pages 153–251
first book text;   introduction
Great short works / Henry James ; introduced by Dean Flower. – New York : Harper & Row, 1966. – (Perennial classics ; P3040). – LC card no. 66-019671
text state not known;   introduction
The Aspern papers ; The turn of the screw ; The spoils of Poynton / Henry James. – London : Heron Books, [1968]. – One of 10 volumes in a presentation set, not sold separately. – ISBN 0-86225-187-7 (set) [facsimile reprints of Macmillan, 1921–1923 edition texts; also includes The spoils of Poynton];   pages 3–126
New York edition text;   introduction
The Aspern papers ; and other stories / Henry James ; introduced and selected by S. Gorley Putt. – Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1976. – (Penguin modern classics). – ISBN 0-14-004101-X;   pages 11–106
first book text;   brief introduction
Nine tales / Henry James ; illustrated by Ben F. Wohlberg. – Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, 1977. – (The 100 greatest books of all time). – Limited edition, bound full-leather in tan, for series subscribers;   pages 129–254
first book text
The Europeans ; Daisy Miller ; Washington Square ; The Aspern papers ; The turn of the screw ; The portrait of a lady / Henry James. – London : Heinemann, 1981. – ISBN 0-905712-55-2;   pages 291–354
first book text
The Aspern papers ; and other stories / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Adrian Poole. – Oxford : OUP, 1983. – (The world’s classics). – ISBN 0-19-281622-5. – Reissued as an Oxford world’s classics in 2000;   pages 1–96
New York edition text;   introduction, extract from James’s preface, notes
Seven tales / Henry James ; illustrated by Susan Huggins. – Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, 1983. – (The collected stories of the world’s greatest writers). – Limited edition, bound full-leather in green, for series subscribers. – The introduction is in a separate 22 page illustrated booklet;   pages 133–216
first book text;   introduction
The Aspern papers ; and, The turn of the screw / Henry James ; edited and introduced by Anthony Curtis. – London : Penguin, 1984. – ISBN 0-14-043224-8;   pages 45–142
New York edition text;   introduction, notes
Selected tales / Henry James ; illustrated by K. Wendy Popp. – Franklin Center, PA : Franklin Library, 1984. – (The collector’s library of the world’s best-loved books). – Limited edition, bound full-leather in red, for series subscribers;   pages 63–146
first book text;   brief introduction
Tales of Henry James : the texts of the tales, the author on his craft, background and criticism / selected and edited by Christof Wegelin. – New York ; London : Norton, 1984. – (Norton critical editions). – ISBN 0-393-01824-5, 0-393-95359-9 (pbk);   pages 112–187
first book text;   introduction, notes, relevant notebook entries, relevant James letters, critical essays
Selected novels and stories / Henry James. – Feltham : Hamlyn, 1985. – ISBN 0-600-38557-4;   pages 831–893
first book text
The great short novels of Henry James / edited with an introduction and comments by Philip Rahv. – New York : Carroll & Graf, 1986. – ISBN 0-88184-247-8 [reprint of the 1944 Dial Press ed.];   pages 469–564
New York edition text;   introduction
The great short novels of Henry James / edited with an introduction and comments by Philip Rahv. – London : Robinson, 1989. – (Classic authors). – ISBN 1-85487-026-2 [reprint of the 1944 Dial Press ed.];   pages 469–564
New York edition text;   introduction
The Aspern papers / Henry James ; lithographs by Edward Piper. – London : Folio Society, 1990. – Limited edition;   pages 9–92
New York edition text
The turn of the screw ; and, The Aspern papers / Henry James. – Ware, Herts. : Wordsworth, 1993. – (Wordsworth Classics). – ISBN 1-85326-069-X;   pages 131–136 in print
£ 1·99, $ 3·95
New York edition text;   introduction
The Aspern papers / Henry James. – London : Penguin, 1994. – (Penguin popular classics). – ISBN 0-14-062097-4;   pages 1–137
New York edition text
The Aspern papers / Henry James. – London : Dent, 1994. – ISBN 0-460-87492-6;   pages 13–119
New York edition text;   introduction, notes
The great short novels of Henry James / edited with an introduction and comments by Philip Rahv. – 2nd ed. - New York : Carroll & Graf, 1996. – ISBN 0-7867-0265-6 [reissue of their 1986 reprint of the 1944 Dial Press ed.];   pages 469–564
New York edition text;   introduction
The Aspern papers ; and other stories / Henry James ; volume editor Richard Aczel. – Köln : Könemann, 1998. – (Könemann classics – in English). – ISBN 3-8290-0893-7 (cloth);   pages 9–111
New York edition text;   notes
The Aspern papers / Henry James. – Piscataway, NJ : Transaction, 1999. – (Transaction large print). – ISBN 1-56000-486-X in print
£ 17·50, $ 24·95
text state not known
Collected stories / Henry James ; selected and introduced by John Bayley. – London : David Campbell Publishers, 1999. – (Everyman’s library). – ISBN 1-85715-785-0 (v. 1), 1-85715-786-9 (v.  2), 1-85715-244-1 (2 vols in slipcase)   also New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2000. – ISBN 0-375-40935-1 (v. 1), 0-375-40936-X (v. 2);   Vol. 1,   pages 815–910 in print
£ 12·50, $ 30·00 each
first book text;   introduction
Complete stories 1884–1891 / Henry James. – New York : The library of America, 1999. – (The library of America ; 107). – ISBN 1-883011-64-7;   pages 228–320 in print
£ 22·44, $ 35·00
first book text;   notes
Major stories and essays / Henry James. – New York : The library of America, 1999. – (The library of America college editions). – ISBN 1-883011-75-2 in print
$ 35·00
text state not known;   notes
The Aspern papers / Henry James. – New York : Dover, 2001. – (Dover thrift editions). – ISBN 0-486-41922-3 in print
$ 1·99
text state not known
Daisy Miller ; Washington Square ; The portrait of a lady ; The Bostonians ; The Aspern papers / Henry James. – London : Chancellor, 2001. – Texts first published in Selected novels and stories, Hamlyn, 1985. – ISBN 0-7537-0526-5;   pages 831–893 in print
£ 5·99, $ 12·95
first book text
Tales of Henry James : the texts of the tales, the author on his craft, criticism. – 2nd ed. / selected and edited by Christof Wegelin and Henry B. Wonham. – New York ; London : Norton, 2003. – (Norton critical editions). – ISBN 0-393-97710-2 (pbk);   pages 53–131 in print
£ 9·95, $ 16·75
first book text;   introduction, notes, relevant notebook entries, relevant James letters, critical essays
The turn of the screw ; and, The Aspern papers / Henry James ; edited and introduced by Anthony Curtis. – London : Penguin, 2003. – ISBN 0-14-143990-4 [revision of The Aspern papers ; and, The turn of the screw (1984)];   pages 45–142 in print
£ 5·00
New York edition text;   introduction, notes, extract from James’s preface
The turn of the screw ; The Aspern papers ; and two stories / Henry James ; with an introduction and notes by David L. Sweet. – New York : Barnes & Noble, 2003. – ISBN 1-59308-043-3;   pages 21–112 in print
$ 5·95
New York edition text;   introduction, extract from James’s preface, notes, chronology, critical essays
The turn of the screw ; and, The Aspern papers / Henry James. – London : Planet Three publishing network, 2004. – (Great reads, ISSN 1741–749X ; no. 33). – Issued through the Daily express newspaper;   pages 103–175
New York edition text
Italian tales / Henry James. – [Paris] : Zulma Classics, 2005. – ISBN 2-84304-287-9;   pages 11–106 in print
£ 6·99
New York edition text;   introduction
The Aspern papers ; and other stories / by Henry James. – Stilwell, KS : Digireads.com, 2008. – ISBN 1-4209-3140-7;   pages 5–61 in print
£ 4·99
first book text
The great short novels of Henry James / edited with an introduction and comments by Philip Rahv. – New Delhi : Jaico Publishing House, 2008. – ISBN 978-81-7224-089-9 [reprint of the 1944 Dial Press ed.];   pages 469–564 in print
£ 11·50
New York edition text;   introduction
The Aspern papers ; and other stories / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Adrian Poole. – Oxford : OUP, 2009. – (Oxford world’s classics). – ISBN 978-0-19-953855-3 [reissue of the 2000 reprint of the 1983 ed.];   pages 1–96
New York edition text;   introduction, extract from James’s preface, notes
The Aspern papers ; and other stories / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Adrian Poole. – [Rev. ed.]. – Oxford : OUP, 2013. – (Oxford world’s classics). – ISBN 978-0-19-963987-8 [a completely revised version of the 1983 collection, including two different tales];   pages 3–88 in print
£ 6·99
New York edition text;   introduction, bibliography, chronology, extract from James’s preface, relevant notebook entries, selected textual variants, notes

known etexts for
The Aspern papers

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