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CONRAD, Joseph.

Rare books by Joseph Conrad, including original letters, first editions and signed first edition copies of Under Western Eyes, Lord Jim, and An Outcast of the Islands. 

Regularly stocked editions of Conrad’s works include The Works Sun-Dial Edition, The Deep Sea Editions and The Memorial Editions.

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  1. Almayer's Folly. A Story of an Eastern River.
    £2,000

    Date of Publication: 1895

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 50029

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  2. An Outcast of the Islands.
    £1,500

    Date of Publication: 1896

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 106120

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  3. An Outcast of the Islands.

    An Outcast of the Islands.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,400

    Date of Publication: 1896

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 50019

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  4. An Outcast of the Islands.

    An Outcast of the Islands.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £700

    Date of Publication: 1896

    Published:

    Stock Code: 66360

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  5. The Nigger of the "Narcissus".

    The Nigger of the "Narcissus".

    A Tale of the Sea.
    First published English edition. Learn More
    £1,375

    Date of Publication: 1898

    Published:

    Stock Code: 38338

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  6. Mogreb-el-Acksa.
    signed

    Mogreb-el-Acksa.

    With a Portrait and a Map.
    First edition, with a length inscription by Joseph Conrad to Elsie Martindale (1877-1949), first wife of Ford Madox Ford (Hueffer), "To Mrs. Elsie Ford M. Hueffer, In the intervals of concocting, with your husband, circumstantial untruths for sale we looked into this truthful book. And as a proof that even when engaged in the most engrossing occupation man can find in this world you were not far from our thoughts we remarked that most likely you would like it. Learn More
    £3,250

    Date of Publication: 1898

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 84966

    Signed: Yes

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  7. Tales of Unrest.
    signed

    Tales of Unrest.

    First edition. A significant association copy that commemorates the literary and personal friendship of Conrad and his editor at Unwin, Edward Garnett (1868-1937): with Garnett's ownership inscription at the head of the title page and with a few marginal pencillings, presumably in his hand. "In 1894 Garnett accepted Joseph Conrad's first book, Almayer's Folly [for Unwin], and persuaded him not to go back to sea but to write another. Learn More
    £3,750

    Date of Publication: 1898

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 100470

    Signed: Yes

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  8. Lord Jim.

    Lord Jim.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,000

    Date of Publication: 1900

    Published: Edinburgh and London

    Stock Code: 71079

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  9. Lord Jim. A Tale.
    signed

    Lord Jim. A Tale.

    First edition, first impression. With the Jack Yeats-designed bookplate of John Quinn (1870-1924), a major supporter of Conrad and important collector of literary modernism and post-impressionism. Learn More
    £2,600

    Date of Publication: 1900

    Published: Edinburgh and London

    Stock Code: 61591

    Signed: Yes

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  10. Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories,

    Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories,

    [Heart of Darkness, and The End of the Tether.]
    First edition, first impression, one of 3,150 copies, this the second state with the 32 page catalogue at the rear dated 11/02. Three lengthened stories or novellas including one of Conrad's most regarded works, "Heart of Darkness" from which T. S. Eliot took the epigraph "Mistah Kurtz. He dead" for his "Hollow Men". Described by Connolly in his Modern Movement as "a masterpiece of sinister deterioration seen by the narrator who is himself profoundly altered by it. Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1902

    Published: Edinburgh

    Stock Code: 95732

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  11. Typhoon

    Typhoon

    And Other Stories.
    First UK edition, first issue. Learn More
    £1,375

    Date of Publication: 1903

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 77758

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  12. Lord Jim. A Tale.
    signed

    Lord Jim. A Tale.

    Third impression. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Will Rothenstein, affectionately, Jph Conrad, 20 June 1905". With Rothenstein's bookplate. Rothenstein, an artist, was a friend and staunch supporter of Conrad, often loaning him money in light of his "chronic prodigality" (ODNB). Inscribed copies of Lord Jim are rare; only seven copies have appeared at auction since 1991, and of those only two were the UK edition. Learn More
    £3,750

    Date of Publication: 1904

    Published: Edinburgh and London

    Stock Code: 84647

    Signed: Yes

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  13. The Secret Agent.

    The Secret Agent.

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,000

    Date of Publication: 1907

    Published:

    Stock Code: 70386

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  14. The Secret Agent.

    The Secret Agent.

    First edition, first impression, first issue with the 40 pages of inserted ads at the back. One of Conrad's very best works - a stunning novel of detection, espionage and revolution. Learn More
    £1,750

    Date of Publication: 1907

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 71541

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  15. The Secret Agent.

    The Secret Agent.

    First edition, first impression, first issue with the 40 pages of inserted ads at the rear. A very nice copy, uncommon in such excellent condition. One of Conrad's very best works - a stunning novel of detection, espionage and revolution. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: 1907

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 87512

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  16. Under Western Eyes.
    signed

    Under Western Eyes.

    First edition, presentation copy to John Galsworthy and his wife, Ada, inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To Jack and Ada with love from J. C. 1911". Conrad first met Galsworthy in 1893 on the sailing-ship Torrens. Galsworthy, bound for Cape Town, boarded the ship at Adelaide and encountered its first mate, the future novelist, angry and black with coal dust; the two writers became lifelong friends. Learn More
    £17,500

    Date of Publication: 1911

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 48397

    Signed: Yes

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  17. Under Western Eyes.
    signed

    Under Western Eyes.

    Second edition, published in the same month as the first. Presentation copy inscribed on the front free endpaper, "To A. & W. Rothenstein, affectionately from Joseph Conrad, 1911". With the recipient's bookplate on the front free endpaper. Rothenstein, an artist, was a friend and staunch supporter of Conrad, often loaning him money in light of his "chronic prodigality" (ODNB). Learn More
    £2,500

    Date of Publication: 1911

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 84663

    Signed: Yes

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  18. Chance. A Tale in Two Parts.
    signed

    Chance. A Tale in Two Parts.

    Spurious first edition, actually the fourth edition with stub-mounted cancel title page, signed by the author "J. Conrad 1923" on the front free endpaper. This book has a highly complicated publishing history due to a strike at the binders which delayed publication from autumn 1913 until spring 1914. The publishers chose to cancel the 1913 title pages with replacements dated 1914. Learn More
    £3,250

    Date of Publication: 1913

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 67881

    Signed: Yes

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  19. Chance.
    signed

    Chance.

    First edition, second issue with V in the publisher's name on the spine and ads dated Autumn 1913. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To J & O Retinger with the author's dear love, 1914". Joseph Retinger (1888-1960) was a Polish political adviser and one of the founders of the European Movement and the Council of Europe. He moved to England in 1911 and became close friends with fellow Pole Conrad. Learn More
    £2,250

    Date of Publication: [1914]

    Published: London

    Stock Code: 73526

    Signed: Yes

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  20. Chance. A Tale in Two Parts.
    signed

    Chance. A Tale in Two Parts.

    First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Captain and Mrs. Wilson-Barker with the author's cordial regards. 1914". Wilson-Barker was Captain-Superintendent of the Naval Training College HMS Worcester from 1892 to 1919 and the author of the oft-reprinted Manual of Elementary Seamanship (1896). He first met Conrad in 1911 when the author's son Alfred Borys joined the Worcester. Learn More
    £3,750

    Date of Publication: 1914

    Published: New York

    Stock Code: 73628

    Signed: Yes

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