the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
The path of duty
(13500 words, 1884)
sources of the variants
magazine text The English illustrated magazine, vol. 2, no. 15, December 1884, pages 240–256
(Edel & Laurence ref. D405)
first American book text The author of Beltraffio ; Pandora ; Georgina’s reasons ; [etc.] / by Henry James. – Boston : Osgood, 1885;   pages 261–317
first British book text Stories revived / by Henry James, in three volumes. – London : Macmillan, 1885. – 3 v. (280; 280; 269 p.),   Vol. 1;   pages 144–198
first British book text reprinted Stories revived / by Henry James, in two series. – London : Macmillan, 1885. – 2 v. (428; 401 p.),   First series;   pages 144–198
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