the Henry James
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tale :
The real right thing
(4900 words, 1899)
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magazine text
first book text
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. 22,   pages 265–382
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 552–566
New York edition text;   introduction, introduction to each tale
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 471–486
first book text;   brief 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 552–566
New York edition text;   introduction, introduction to each tale
Complete stories 1898–1910 / Henry James. – New York : The library of America, 1996. – (The library of America ; 83). – ISBN 1-883011-10-8;   pages 121–134 in print
£ 25·00, $ 35·00
first book text;   notes
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 543–556 in print
£ 12·50, $ 30·00 each
first book 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 267–278
New York edition text;   introduction, bibliographical note, extract from James’s preface, notes
Selected tales / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Lyon. – London : Penguin, 2001. – (Penguin classics). – ISBN 0-14-043694-4;   pages 385–395 in print
£ 14·99, $ 14·00
New York edition text;   introduction, chronology, bibliography, 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 331–342 in print
£ 35·00
New York edition text;   introduction
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 267–278 in print
£ 1·99, $ 2·95
New York edition text;   introduction, bibliographical note, extract from James’s preface, notes

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The real right thing

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