HENRY JAMES: A Biography (5 Volumes): The Untried Years (1843-1870); The Conquest of London (1870-83): The Middle Years (1884-94): The Treacherous Years (1895-1900): The Master (1901-1916)
Published by Rupert Hart-Davis in London 1953-1972
FIRST EDITIONs, 5 Volume Set 8vos. all red clothbound hardbacks, gilt, in dust jackets, except Volume 4 which is blue paperbound. 356pp, 528pp, 340pp, 352pp, and 591pp. with b/w illustrations throughout all copies. Small pencil markings along margins to Volume 5, otherwise a clean set with no previous owners' markings or inscriptions. Dust jackets of Volumes 1 and 2 have been price-clipped, otherwise unclipped. Creasing to ffep of Volume 1. Ageing to spines of dust jackets, with light soiling to covers and light wear to edges, including small chips to the tops and bottoms of spines to Volumes 2 and 5. VG/VG.