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- Conrad, Joseph
- An Outcast of the Islands. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1896
8vo, first edition of the author's second book, presentation copy inscribed by the author ("With the author's | best regards. | 10th March 1896.") on front free endpaper, title-page in red and black, original dark green vertically ribbed cloth lettered in gilt on spine, top edge gilt, collector's folding box, some light spotting and browning, hinges split, extremities bumped and slightly worn
Christie's New York, 8 October 1991, lot 44
This lot also includes a contemporary review from The Sketch for 6 May 1896. It concludes 'Mr Conrad has a future before him.'