London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1948. Small octavo, original red cloth boards with black spine label, original unclipped pictorial dust jacket, top edge stained red. Lightest edgewear to jacket, light offsetting to front free endpaper from jacket flap, light foxing to fore edge. Item #10021
Century Library Number Six. Introduction by Herbert Read. A striking mid-century reading copy of James's late novel of love and betrayal. "Since I've lived all these years as if I were dead, I shall die, no doubt, as if I were alive." Near-fine condition.