"The are moments when I feel that she asked too much of me - especially since our arrival in this country": First Edition of Henry James' Tales of Three Cities

  • Tales of Three Cities.

Tales of Three Cities.


Item Number: 81158

Boston: James R. Osgood, 1884.

First edition of this collection of James novellas. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles and tooling to the spine. In very good condition with light rubbing to the crown and foot of the spine.



Henry James was particularly interested in the short narrative form of fiction and produced dozens of what he called the "beautiful and blest nouvelle". Published in 1884, Tales of Three Cities in comprised of the three novellas Impressions of a Cousin, Lady Barberina, and A New England Winter.

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