Vintage (1967) Henry James Portrait of a Lady hardcover book. Heritage Press. Limited edition printing in slipcase.
About the book: The Portrait of a Lady is the story of a spirited young American woman, Isabel Archer, who, "confronting her destiny", comes to find it overwhelming. Isabel inherits a large sum of money and subsequently becomes the victim of Machiavellian scheming by two expatriates. Like many of James's novels, it is set in Europe, mostly England and Italy. Generally regarded as the masterpiece of James's early period of writing.
Condition: In EXCELLENT! condition, the book has a strong, sturdy spine and bind with NO! pages separating. The gold-embossed covers are in good order with MINIMAL! wear. Book comes in its original slipcase. Internal pages show LITTLE TO NO! foxing with all text clear and legible and all color plates are bright and vivid with NO! fading apparent. Slipcase shows marks, brown stains, rub and wear.
Approximate measurements: 11" x 9" | hardcover | in original slipcase
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