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Conrad, Joseph
YOUTH: A NARRATIVE AND TWO OTHER STORIES. EDINBURGH AND LONDON: WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS, 1902
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LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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Conrad, Joseph
YOUTH: A NARRATIVE AND TWO OTHER STORIES. EDINBURGH AND LONDON: WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS, 1902
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 4,375 USD
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Conrad, Joseph
YOUTH: A NARRATIVE AND TWO OTHER STORIES. EDINBURGH AND LONDON: WILLIAM BLACKWOOD AND SONS, 1902
8vo. Publisher's catalogue at end dated 10/02 (earliest issue), original light green smooth cloth lettered in gilt on spine and in black on upper cover. Some minor rubbing to corners, head and foot of spine bumped with some slight fraying. Green cloth chemise, green cloth slipcase with calf spine, titles and text in gilt.
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Provenance

Bookplate of Paul Lemperly 

Literature

Cagle A7a(1)

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION, WITH AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, to the noted book collector Paul Lemperly, laid in. 4 pages of text, dated "15th Dec 1900," and written on stationary printed "Pent Farm, Stanford, near Hythe, Kent". Herein Conrad mentions his present work, stating: "A collaborated novel (with F.M. Hueffer) shall appear early next spring. 'Youth' - 'Heart of Darkness' and another tale 'll make a vol. for the autumn of 1901. This is all the news I am able to give you. Believe me yours sincerely, Joseph Conrad." 

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