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PORTRAITS OF PLACES by  Henry James - First Edition - 1883 - from Quill & Brush and Biblio.com

PORTRAITS OF PLACES

by James, Henry

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London: Macmillan and Co., 1883. First edition, first issue in primary binding of blue-green smooth cloth with "JAMES" in uniform letters on spine. 1,000 copies. Precedes the American edition. Light scattered foxing, boards rubbed on corners and a few light spots, back hinge starting to crack, small thin strip of cloth tape on copyright page and front endpaper (covering something?), otherwise very good.
  • Bookseller: Quill & Brush US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 42805
  • Title: PORTRAITS OF PLACES
  • Author: James, Henry
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Publisher: Macmillan and Co.
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1883
  • Keywords: LITERATURE, PICTURE ON WEB SITE


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