the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
A London life
(40700 words, 1888)
sources of the variants
magazine text Scribner’s magazine :
    vol. 3, no. 6, June 1888, pages 671–688;
    vol. 4, no. 1, July 1888, pages 64–82;
    vol. 4, no. 2, August 1888, pages 238–249;
    vol. 4, no. 3, September 1888, pages 319–330
(Edel & Laurence ref. D426)
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. 1;   pages 1–281
first American book text A London life ; The Patagonia ; The liar ; [etc.] / by Henry James. – New York : Macmillan, 1889;   pages 1–158
first British book text reprinted A London life ; The Patagonia ; The liar ; [etc.] / by Henry James. – New ed. - London ; New York : Macmillan, 1889;   pages 1–158
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. 10;   pages 269–433
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