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Published by Everyman"s Library in London .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p.xix-xxiii.

StatementHenry James ; introduction by W.W. Robson.
SeriesEveryman classics
ContributionsRobson, W. W. (William Wallace), 1923-
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 502 p. ;
Number of Pages502
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23239064M
ISBN 10046011400X
LC Control Number84017672

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