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Daisy Miller
"The historic atmosphere was there, certainly; but the historic atmosphere, scientifically considered, was no better than a villainous miasma."
Daisy Miller

Henry James, 1878

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Daisy Miller
Henry James, 1878
JAMES, Henry (1843-1916). Daisy Miller. New York: Harper, 1878.

The Bradley Martin copy, first edition, first issue, in original wrappers. Number 82 in the 'Harper's Half-Hour Series,' published on 1 November 1878 and preceding the UK publication by over three months. Scarce in wrappers; a lovely copy. BAL 10538; Edel & Laurence A8a.

32mo. Original wrappers (small pencil notation to upper cover, stray ink mark on rear cover). Provenance: H. Bradley Martin (bookplate; Sotheby's 30 January 1990, lot 2111).

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