"It was the middle of August, the summer sat brooding fiercely over the streets of Milan": First edition of Henry James' Travelling Companions
Item Number: 103773
New York: Boni and Liveright, 1919.
First edition of this collection of James’ short stories. Octavo, original cloth. 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". Travelling Companions contains a collection of stories which had previously never appeared in book form including The Sweetheart of M. Briseaux, Adina, Guest's Confession, and At Isella.