the Henry James
Tales in collections index
tale :
The birthplace
(20200 words, 1903)
sources of the variants
first British book text The better sort / by Henry James. – London : Methuen, 1903;   pages 179–227
first American book text The better sort / by Henry James. – New York : Scribner, 1903;   pages 245–311
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. 17;   pages 131–213
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by which to distinguish the above texts,
please see the relevant table on my page of tales’ variants
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