THE IVORY TOWER. Henry James.

THE IVORY TOWER.

London: W. Collins Sons & Co., (1917). Original blue-black cloth.

First Edition of this unfinished, posthumously-published novel -- about America's Gilded Age, and specifically about two dying millionaires and the corruption in their wake. "It was composed during the summer of 1914... [and] had reached the point where it breaks off by the beginning of August 1914. With the outbreak of war Henry James found he could no longer work upon a fiction supposed to represent contemporary or recent life" (from Percy Lubbock's preface).

This is a fine, bright copy. Supino 77.1.0; Edel & Laurence A77a. Item #14378

Price: $125.00

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