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Firestone Library
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Princeton, NJ 08540
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Curator of Rare Books
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For particulars refer to: Leon Edel and Dan H. Laurence. A Bibliography of Henry James. (London, 1961). A checked copy of the above bibliography is included in the James collection [(Ex) 3799.7.031.1961]. The collection contains many volumes by James, including first editions. Princeton has one of only seven remaining copies of the printed promptbook of the novelist's play The American, a comedy in four acts (London, William Heinemann, 1891). See Leon Edel's note on this copy in the Princeton University Library Chronicle, XV, 1 (Autumn, 1953), p. 49 [full text].