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The Aspern Papers by  Henry James - Deluxe edition, one of 250 copies - 1993 - from James Cummins Bookseller and Biblio.com

The Aspern Papers

by James, Henry

Condition: Fine in fine beige natural linen clamshell box with front cover illustrated inset paper label. The book and the two portfolios a


Boston: David Godine, 1993. Deluxe edition, one of 250 copies. 18 drawings by Peter Milton printed in 300-line offset by the Stinehour Press; one etching printed from the plates by Sabina Klein, numbered and signed by trhe artist. Afterward by the artist. Nineteen single pages and 48 pages in four-page folios on Monadnock Dulcet paper. Oblong folio. Fine in fine beige natural linen clamshell box with front cover illustrated inset paper label. The book and the two portfolios are housed in a very large and sturdy grey cardboard box. All in fine condition. Milton, Peter. Deluxe edition, one of 250 copies. 18 drawings by Peter Milton printed in 300-line offset by the Stinehour Press; one etching printed from the plates by Sabina Klein, numbered and signed by trhe artist. Afterward by the artist. Nineteen single pages and 48 pages in four-page folios on Monadnock Dulcet paper. Oblong folio. This copy also includes two signed and numbered etchings by Milton in two separate large gray portfolios (with string ties): "Under Greylock," no. 5 of 175 signed (1993); "Light Sweet Crude," no. 5 of 175 (1996).


With a decaying Venetian villa as a backdrop, an anonymous narrator relates his obsessive quest for the personal documents of a deceased Romantic poet, one Jeffrey Aspern. Led by his mission into increasingly unscrupulous behavior, he is ultimately faced with relinquishing his heart's desire or attaining it at an overwhelming price.


  • Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 261770
  • Title: The Aspern Papers
  • Author: James, Henry
  • Format/binding: 18 drawings by Peter Milton printed in 300-line offset by the Stinehour Press; one etching printed from the plates by Sabina Kle
  • Book condition: Used - Fine in fine beige natural linen clamshell box with front cover illustrated inset paper label. The book and the two portfolios a
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: Deluxe edition, one of 250 copies
  • Publisher: David Godine
  • Place: Boston
  • Date published: 1993
  • Keywords: American | Henry James
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literature;


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