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Lot 209
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Conrad, Joseph

Estimate
200 - 300 GBP
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Description

  • Conrad, Joseph
  • The Children of the Sea. New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1897
  • PAPER
8vo, first American edition, first issue, title-page printed in red and black, original light blue unsized cloth with design in blue and black on upper cover and lettering in gilt on upper cover and spine, collector's chemise and slipcase, hinges split, some browning, loss to penultimate leaf of final gathering (not affecting text), newspaper clippings laid down to blanks at end of volume, binding slightly worn

Literature

Cagle A3b(1)

Catalogue Note

The first American edition of The Nigger of the "Narcissus". There are a number of textual differences between this text and that in the Heinemann edition.
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