the Henry James
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tale :
The turn of the screw
(39600 words, 1898)
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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 5–205
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 129–277
New York edition text
The turn of the screw ; The lesson of the master / Henry James. – New York : Random House, 1930. – (The modern library ; 169)
[ New York edition text ? ]
The turn of the screw ; The Aspern papers / Henry James. – London : Dent, 1935. – (Everyman’s library ; 912);   pages 3–160
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 627–748
first book text;   introduction
Selected tales of Henry James. – London : Richards Press, 1947;   pages 269–382
New York edition 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 435–550
New York edition text;   introduction, introduction to each tale
The turn of the screw ; and, Daisy Miller / Henry James. – New York : Dell, 1959. – (Dell books ; D171)
text state not known
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 409–530
first 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. 10,   pages 15–138
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 291–403
first book text;   introduction
Two short novels by Henry James : The turn of the screw ; Daisy Miller / adapted [and abridged] with notes and exercises by Corbin S. Carnell, etc. – Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice-Hall International, [1963]. – LC card no. 63-010183
simplified for students
The turn of the screw ; and, Daisy Miller / Henry James. – New York : Dell, 1965. – (The laurel Henry James). – Reissue of 1959 edition?
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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 turn of the screw / Henry James ; edited by Robert Kimbrough. – New York ; London : Norton, 1966. – (Norton critical editions). – ISBN 0-393-04265-8, 0-393-09669-6 (pbk);   pages 1–88
New York edition text;   introduction, notes, bibliography, critical essays
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 129–277
New York edition text;   introduction
The portable Henry James. – Revised ed. / edited, and with an introduction, by Morton Dauwen Zabel, revised by Lyall H. P. Powers. – New York : Viking, 1968; Harmondsworth : Penguin, 1977. – ISBN 0-14-015055-2 (UK, series: Viking portable library);   pages 193–327
New York edition text;   introduction, notes, bibliography
The turn of the screw ; and other stories / Henry James ; introduction by S. Gorley Putt. – Harmondsworth ; Penguin, 1969. – (Penguin modern classics). – ISBN 0-14-003026-2;   pages 7–121
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 435–550
New York edition text;   introduction, introduction to each tale
The Bodley Head Henry James. – Vol. 11 : Daisy Miller ; The turn of the screw / with an introduction by Leon Edel. – London : The Bodley Head, 1974. – ISBN 0-370-10532-X;   pages 81–198
first book text;   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 405–548
first book text
The turn of the screw / Henry James ; illustrated by Mariette Lydis. – Norwalk, CT : Easton Press, 1977. – (Masterpieces of American literature). – Limited edition, bound full-leather in blue-grey (for series subscribers?); reissued 1980 in green binding
text state not known
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
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 359–433
first book text
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – Bath : Chivers, 1981. – (New Portway large print books). – ISBN 0-85119-108-8;   pages 1–198
New York edition text
The turn of the screw ; and other short fiction / by Henry James. – New York ; Toronto ; London : Bantam Books, 1981. – (Bantam classics). – ISBN 0-553-21059-9;   pages 3–103
New York edition text
The turn of the screw ; Washington Square / Henry James ; study guide by James M. Welsh. – Morristown, NJ : Silver Burdett, 1981. – (Silver classics). – ISBN 0-382-03441-4
first book text;   introduction, 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 265–359
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 145–262
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 195–289
first book text;   brief introduction
Selected novels and stories / Henry James. – Feltham : Hamlyn, 1985. – ISBN 0-600-38557-4;   pages 1015–1087
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 627–748
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
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 627–748
first book text;   introduction
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – New York : Dover, 1991. – ISBN 0-486-26684-2. – (Dover thrift editions);   pages 1–87 in print
£ 1·25, $ 1·50
first book text;   brief introduction
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – Cutchogue, NY : Buccaneer Books, 1992. – ISBN 0-89966-268-5
text state not known
The turn of the screw ; and other stories / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by T.J. Lustig. – Oxford : OUP, 1992 (reprinted 1998). – (The world’s classics). – ISBN 0-19-283404-5;   pages 115–236
New York edition text;   introduction, notes
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – London : Dent, 1993. – ISBN 0-460-87299-0;   pages 3–122
New York edition text;   introduction, notes
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – New York : Tor Books, 1993. – (Tom Doherty Associates books). – ISBN 0-8125-3341-0;   pages 1–144 in print
$ 3·99
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 3–128 in print
£ 1·99, $ 3·95
New York edition text;   introduction
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – London : Penguin, 1994. – (Penguin popular classics). – ISBN 0-14-062061-3;   pages 7–121 in print
£ 2·00
first book text
The turn of the screw / Henry James ; edited by Peter G. Beidler. – Boston ; New York : Bedford Books of St Martin’s Press ; Basingstoke : Macmillan, 1995. – (Case studies in contemporary criticism). – ISBN 0-312-12260-8, 0-312-08083-2 (pbk) (US); 0-333-63437-3 (UK);   pages 21–116
New York edition text;   introduction, notes, bibliography, critical essays
Complete stories 1892–1898 / Henry James. – New York : The library of America, 1996. – (The library of America ; 82). – ISBN 1-883011-09-4;   pages 635–740 in print
$ 35·00
first book text;   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 627–748
first book text;   introduction
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – Cheltenham : Stanley Thornes, 1996. – (Thorne’s classic novels). – ISBN 0-7487-2424-9;   pages 13–156 in print
£ 8·25, $ 14·95
New York edition text;   study guide
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – Piscataway, NJ : Transaction, 1996. – (Transaction large print). – ISBN 1-56000-547-5 in print
£ 19·50, $ 27·95
text state not known
The turn of the screw ; and other stories / Henry James ; volume editor Richard Aczel. – Köln : Könemann, 1996. – (Könemann classics – in English). – ISBN 3-89508-231-7 (cloth);   pages 85–200
New York edition text;   notes
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – Amherst, NY : Prometheus Books, 1997. – ISBN 1-57392-099-1 in print
£ 9·99, $ 14·00
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. 2,   pages 341–449 in print
£ 12·50, $ 30·00 each
mixture of texts (first book text and magazine text);   introduction
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 turn of the screw / Henry James ; edited by Deborah Esch and Jonathan Warren. – 2nd ed. - New York ; London : Norton, 1999. – (Norton critical editions). – ISBN 0-393-95904-X;   pages 1–85 in print
£ 7·95, $ 12·50
New York edition text;   introduction
Ghost stories / Henry James ; introduction and notes by Martin Scofield. – Ware, Herts. : Wordsworth, 2001. – (Wordsworth classics). – ISBN 1-84022-422-3. – Cover title : Ghost stories of Henry James;   pages 175–266
New York edition text;   introduction, bibliographical note, extract from James’s preface, notes
The turn of the screw / Henry James ; edited by John McRae. – London : Penguin, 2001. – (Penguin student editions). – ISBN 0-14-081797-2. – With audio CD of selected readings by Siân Thomas, carrying separate ISBN 0-14-081796-4;   pages 3–128
New York edition text;   brief introduction, notes, study guide, bibliographical note
The turn of the screw ; and, In the cage / Henry James ; introduction by Hortense Calisher, notes by James Danly. – New York : Random House, 2001. – (Modern library classics). – ISBN 0-375-75740-6;   pages 3–113 in print
£ 5·50, $ 5·95
New York edition text;   brief introduction, extract from James’s preface, relevant James letters, notes
The turn of the screw / Henry James ; edited [for ELT readers] by Christine Lindop. – Oxford : OUP, 2002. – (Dominoes ; level 2). – ISBN 0-19-424344-3 [note : ELT = English Language Teaching] in print
£ 5·00, $ 5·95
simplified for students;   introduction,
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 145–262 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 115–217 in print
$ 5·95
New York edition text;   introduction, extract from James’s preface, notes, chronology, critical essays
The portable Henry James / edited with an introduction by John Auchard. – New York ; London : Penguin, 2004. – (Penguin classics). – ISBN 0-14-243767-0;   pages 127–235 in print
£ 12·99, $ 18·00
first book text;   introduction, bibliography
The turn of the screw / Henry James ; edited by Peter G. Beidler. – 2nd ed. - Boston ; New York : Bedford/St Martin’s ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. – (Case studies in contemporary criticism). – ISBN 0-312-40691-6 (Bedford); 1-4039-3235-2 (Palgrave);   pages 22–120
New York edition text;   introduction, notes, bibliography, 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 7–100
first book text
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – Bath : BBC audio books ; Waterville, ME : Thorndike, 2005. – (Chivers large print books) (Thorndike classics). – ISBN 1-4056-3606-8 (BBC/Chivers), 0-7862-8097-2 (Thorndike);   pages 7–219
New York edition text
The sense of the past : the ghostly stories of Henry James ; introduction by Glen Cavaliero. – Leyburn : Tartarus, 2006. – ISBN 1-87262-199-6;   pages 241–330 in print
£ 35·00
New York edition text;   introduction
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – Winnetka, CA : Norilana Books, 2007. – (Norilana Books classics). – ISBN 978-1-934648-04-9, 978-1-934648-05-6 ((pbk)) in print
£ 11·00, £ 4·50 pbk
text state not known;   introduction
The turn of the screw ; and other stories / Henry James. – London : Vintage, 2007. – (Vintage classics). – ISBN-13 978-0-09-951123-6;   pages 3–133 in print
£ 5·99
New York edition text
Ghost stories / Henry James ; introduction and notes by Martin Scofield. – Ware, Herts. : Wordsworth, 2008. – (Tales of mystery & the supernatural). – ISBN-13 978-1-84022-070-4. – Cover title : Ghost stories of Henry James [reissue of 2001 ed. with new series and ISBN];   pages 175–266 in print
£ 1·99, $ 2·95
New York edition text;   introduction, bibliographical note, extract from James’s preface, notes
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 627–748 in print
£ 11·50
first book text;   introduction
The turn of the screw ; and other stories / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by T.J. Lustig. – Oxford : OUP, 2008. – (Oxford world’s classics). – ISBN 978-19-953617-7 [reissue of the 1992 ed.];   pages 115–236 in print
£ 4·99
New York edition text;   introduction, notes
The Collier’s weekly version of Henry James’s The turn of the screw : as it first appeared in serial format in 1898 / edited and with an introductory essay by Peter G. Beidler. – Seattle ; Coffeetown Press, 2010. – ISBN 978-1-60381-018-0;   pages 1–149 in print
£ 12·50
magazine text
The turn of the screw / Henry James. – London : Penguin, 2010. – (Penguin classics RED). – ISBN 978-0-14-119437-0. – First published in Penguin popular classics [price includes donation to Africa AIDS work];   pages 7–121 in print
£ 7·99
first book text
The turn of the screw / Henry James ; edited by Peter G. Beidler. – 3rd ed. - Boston ; New York : Bedford/St Martin’s? ; Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010–04-09. – (Case studies in contemporary criticism). – ISBN ? (Bedford); 978-0-230-10000-8 (Palgrave) [prev. ed. 2004];   pages 22?–120? in print
£ 14·99
New York edition text;   introduction, notes, bibliography, critical essays
The turn of the screw / Henry James ; edited and with an introduction and notes by David Bromwich (ser. ed. Philip Horne). – London : Penguin, 2011. – (Penguin classics). – ISBN 978-0-14-144135-1;   pages 3–125 in print
£ 7·99
New York edition text;   introduction, chronology, bibliography, notes, extract from James’s preface
Daisy Miller ; and, The turn of the screw / Henry James. – London : Penguin, 2012. – (Penguin English library). – ISBN 978-0-14-119975-7;   pages 71–200 in print
£ 5·99
New York edition text

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