First Edition of Henry James' William Wetmore Story and His Friends

  • William Wetmore Story and His Friends.

William Wetmore Story and His Friends.

$150.00

Item Number: 78066

Boston: Houghton, Mifflin & Co, 1903.

First editions of James’ entertaining account of Story’s life in Rome” (Encyclopedia Brittanica). Octavo, original gilt-stamped green cloth, top edges gilt, photogravure frontispiece. In near fine condition, small contemporary bookplates to the front pastedown. BAL 10655.

William Wetmore Story and His Friends is a biography of sculptor William Wetmore Story by Henry James, published in 1903. James concentrated on the "friends" of the title, who included Robert Browning, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, James Russell Lowell, and other figures more prominent than Story himself.

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