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The Soft Side. by  Henry James - First Edition - 1900 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 80111)

The Soft Side.

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The Soft Side.

by James, Henry

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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1900. First edition of this collection of James' novellas. Octavo, original cloth, gilt titles to the spine. 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". Published in 1903, The Soft Side contains The Great Good Place, The Real Right Thing, The Tree of Knowledge, and The Third Person.

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book dealer
Raptis Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
80111
Title
The Soft Side.
Author
James, Henry
Book condition
second hand
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Macmillan Company
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1900
Keywords
first edition, Henry James, Literature, the great good place, the soft side, the tree of knowledge

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.

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Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [more]
First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in... [more]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [more]
octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [more]

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