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Conrad, Joseph
LORD JIM. A ROMANCE. NEW YORK: DOUBLEDAY & MCCLURE CO., 1901
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
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Conrad, Joseph
LORD JIM. A ROMANCE. NEW YORK: DOUBLEDAY & MCCLURE CO., 1901
Estimate
6,0008,000
LOT SOLD. 6,875 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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Conrad, Joseph
LORD JIM. A ROMANCE. NEW YORK: DOUBLEDAY & MCCLURE CO., 1901
8vo. Original green light green cloth, with pictorial boards and spine stamped in dark green; soiling, corners bumped, spine sunned.
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Provenance

Richard Curle (inscription) — Charles C. Auchincloss (bookplate to front patsedown)

Literature

Cagle A5b (2)

Catalogue Note

FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY. Inscribed: "Signed for Richard Curle by Joseph Conrad. this 24 Jany 1920."  Inserted into the volume is also a letter from Curle, dated November 11th, 1922, which begins: "I saw in a catalogue a copy of a book signed to me by Conrad and thought to discover how it had got there..."  Curle was a Scottish author, traveller and bibliophile. He was a frequent correspondent of Conrad's, for whom he acted as an assistant during the novelist's later years.

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