Correspondence and journals of Henry James Jr., 1855-1916.

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James, Henry, 1843-1916. Correspondence and journals of Henry James Jr., 1855-1916.

Correspondence and journals of Henry James Jr., 1855-1916.

Includes letters to James from various literary and social friends and acquaintances, including Paul Bourget, George Du Maurier, William Dean Howells, James Russell Lowell, Robert Louis Stevenson, and many others. There are several long runs of letters by James, including letters to Elizabeth Boott, Mary Cadwalader Jones, Grace Norton, Henrietta Reubel, and Howard Overing Sturgis. Also includes many letters by James to his parents, his brother William, his nephew Henry James 2nd, his sister Alice, and his sister-in-law Alice Howe Gibbens James. Also includes correspondence to and from his sister, Alice James. With 16 volumes of Henry James Jr.'s diaries and appointment books, 1878-1915 (also known as his "journals").

20 boxes and 16 v. (8 linear ft.)

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