"I have led too serious a life; but that, perhaps, after all, preserves one's youth": First Harper's Half Hour Series edition of Henry James' The Diary of a Man of Fifty and A Bundle of Letters

  • The Diary of a Man of Fifty and A Bundle of Letters.

The Diary of a Man of Fifty and A Bundle of Letters.

$500.00

Item Number: 81095

New York: Harpers & Brothers, Publishers, 1880.

First Harper’s Half-Hour Series edition of this duo of James novellas. 12mo, original wrappers as issued. In good condition.

Henry James was particularly interested in the short narrative form of fiction and produced dozens of what he called the "beautiful and blest nouvelle". Contained in this volume, A Bundle of Letters is one of James few ventures into epistolary fiction, written in the form of a series of corresponding letters.

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