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Lot 217
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Conrad, Joseph

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
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6,875 GBP
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Description

  • Conrad, Joseph
  • Tales of Unrest. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1898
  • paper
8vo, first English edition, advance presentation copy inscribed by the author the day before publication ("To Fountaine and Mrs Hope | affectionately from | the Author. | 3d April. 1898") on front free endpaper, title-page printed in red and black, 14pp. publisher's catalogue at end, original dark green vertically ribbed cloth, top edge gilt, collector's chemise and slipcase, recased, repairs to joints and hinges, some light soiling

For Conrad's lifelong friends Mr and Mrs G.F.W. Hope see note alongside lot 205.



Cagle cites 4 April 1898 as the date of publication. This copy is therefore inscribed before the official publication day.

Provenance

Mr and Mrs G.F.W. Hope (authorial inscription)

Literature

Cagle A4c(1)
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