the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
The liar
(19600 words, 1888)
sources of the variants
magazine text The century magazine,   vol. 36 :
    no. 1, May 1888, pages 123–135;
    no. 2, June 1888, pages 213–223
(Edel & Laurence ref. D424)
first British book text A London life ; The Patagonia ; The liar ; [etc.] / by Henry James, in two volumes. – London ; New York : Macmillan, 1889. – 2 v. (281; 361 p.),   Vol. 2;   pages 147–275
first American book text A London life ; The Patagonia ; The liar ; [etc.] / by Henry James. – New York : Macmillan, 1889;   pages 243–315
first British book text reprinted A London life ; The Patagonia ; The liar ; [etc.] / by Henry James. – New ed. - London ; New York : Macmillan, 1889;   pages 243–315
New York edition text The novels and tales of Henry James. – New York : Scribner ; London : Macmillan, 1907–1909. – 24 v. – (The New York Edition),   Vol. 12;   pages 313–388
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