"NO OTHER ITALIAN CITY COULD HAVE BEEN MORE INTERESTING TO AN OBSERVER FOND OF RECONSTRUCTING OBSOLETE MANNERS"
JAMES, Henry. Confidence. Boston: Houghton, Osgood, 1880. Octavo, original green cloth. $675.
First American edition, one of 1500 copies.
One of the last novels of James' early period, which culminated in The Portrait of a Lady, also from 1880. Published about a month after the London first edition. With all points called for. BAL 10549. This copy bound in binding variant with green cloth. Edel & Laurence A11b.
Only a few instances of foxing to text, mild wear to cloth extremities. A near-fine copy.