The Two Magics. The Turn of the Screw. New York: Macmilan Co., 1898. First American Edition. Publisher's red cloth, title lettered in gilt on spine. Top edge gilt, fore-edge uncut. Light fading to boards, ownership inscription to front free endpaper, contents in very good condition. Contemporary Gelett Burgess drawing of 'The Turn of the Screw' from a magazine pasted to a inner blank page before the beginning of said story.
First published in serial format in 'Collier's Weekly' magazine (January 1898) this is the first appearance in book form of James' renowned ghost story. There were just 2250 copies printed of this issue.