the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
The beast in the jungle
(16700 words, 1903)
available variants :
(source details)
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)
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 55–114
New York edition text
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 753–799
first book text;   introduction
The short stories of Henry James / selected and edited with an introduction by Clifton Fadiman. – New York : Random House, 1945. – Reissued in Modern library giants series (as number G11) in 1948;   pages 548–601
New York edition text;   introduction, note on each tale
Fourteen stories / by Henry James ; selected by David Garnett. – London : Rupert Hart-Davis, 1946;   pages 382–433
first book text;   introduction
Selected tales of Henry James. – London : Richards Press, 1947;   pages 219–267
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 670–719
New York edition text;   introduction, introduction to each tale
Selected short stories / Henry James ; edited with an introduction by Quentin Anderson. – New York : Rinehart, 1950. – (Rinehart editions ; 31). – LC card no. 50-014135
[ New York edition text ? ];   introduction, bibliographical note
Selected short stories / Henry James ; edited with an introduction by Quentin Anderson. – Revised [and enlarged] ed. - New York : Rinehart, 1957. – (Rinehart editions ; 31). – LC card no. 57-009639. – ISBN 0-03-007745-1. – First ed., 1950;   pages 215–262
New York edition text;   introduction, bibliographical note
Fifteen short stories / by Henry James ; edited and with an introduction by Morton Dauwen Zabel. – New York : Bantam Books, 1961. – (Bantam classics ; SC84);   pages 393–435
New York edition text;   introduction, bibliography
The complete tales of Henry James / edited with an introduction by Leon Edel. – London : Rupert Hart-Davis, 1962–64. – (Edel & Laurence ref. A105);   Vol. 11,   pages 351–402
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 404–451
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 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 327–383
New York edition text;   introduction, notes, bibliography
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 670–719
New York edition text;   introduction, introduction to each tale
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 551–611
first book text
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 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 325–367
New York edition text
Selected tales / Henry James ; selected by Peter Messent and Tom Paulin, introduction by Peter Messent. – London : Dent, 1982. – (Everyman’s library). – ISBN 0-460-01245-2;   pages 228–283
first book text;   introduction, bibliography
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 365–404
first book text;   introduction
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 295–334
first book text;   brief introduction
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 209–250 in print
£ 4·95, $ 6·75
first book text;   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 277–312
first book text;   introduction, notes, relevant notebook entries, relevant James letters, critical essays
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 753–799
first book 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 753–799
first book text;   introduction
The jolly corner ; and other tales / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by Roger Gard. – London : Penguin, 1990. – (Penguin classics). – ISBN 0-14-043328-7;   pages 64–107
first book text;   introduction, notes
The beast in the jungle ; and other stories / Henry James. – New York : Dover, 1993. – (Dover thrift editions). – ISBN 0-486-27552-3;   pages 33–71 in print
£ 2·50, $ 2·50
New York edition text;   brief introduction
Complete stories 1898–1910 / Henry James. – New York : The library of America, 1996. – (The library of America ; 83). – ISBN 1-883011-10-8;   pages 496–541 in print
£ 25·00, $ 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 753–799
first book text;   introduction
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 259–308
New York edition 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 737–783 in print
£ 12·50, $ 30·00 each
first book 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
Selected tales / Henry James ; edited with an introduction and notes by John Lyon. – London : Penguin, 2001. – (Penguin classics). – ISBN 0-14-043694-4;   pages 426–461 in print
£ 14·99, $ 14·00
New York edition text;   introduction, chronology, bibliography, notes
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 303–340 in print
£ 9·95, $ 16·75
first book text;   introduction, notes, relevant notebook entries, relevant James letters, critical essays
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 221–262 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 236–282 in print
£ 12·99, $ 18·00
first book text;   introduction, bibliography
The sense of the past : the ghostly stories of Henry James ; introduction by Glen Cavaliero. – Leyburn : Tartarus, 2006. – ISBN 1-87262-199-6;   pages 417–454 in print
£ 35·00
New York edition text;   introduction
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 753–799 in print
£ 11·50
first book text;   introduction
The beast in the jungle / Henry James. – London : Penguin, 2011. – (Penguin mini modern classics). – ISBN 978-0-14-119600-7;   pages 1–75 in print
£ 3·00
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The beast in the jungle

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