"We had, in silence, a little luminous talk about it, in the course of which she seemed to tell me the most interesting things": First edition of Henry James' The Soft Side

  • The Soft Side.

The Soft Side.


Item Number: 80111

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1900.

First edition of this collection of James’ novellas. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine. In very 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". Published in 1903, The Soft Side contains The Great Good Place, The Real Right Thing, The Tree of Knowledge, and The Third Person.

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