the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
A light man
(11500 words, 1869)
sources of the variants
magazine text The galaxy, vol. 8, no. 1, July 1869, pages 49–68
(Edel & Laurence ref. D68)
first book text Stories by American authors. – [Vol.] 5. – New York : Scribner, 1884;   pages 5–53
revised book text Stories revived / by Henry James, in three volumes. – London : Macmillan, 1885. – 3 v. (280; 280; 269 p.),   Vol. 1;   pages 199–245
revised book text reprinted Stories revived / by Henry James, in two series. – London : Macmillan, 1885. – 2 v. (428; 401 p.),   First series;   pages 199–245
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