First separate edition, first impression. One of only 25 copies printed, by permission of the author, of Conrad’s essay on the River Thames, which originally appeared in the London Magazine, July 1906. This is one of a number of short-run reprints issued by the journalist and magazine editor Clement Shorter around this time.
Quarto, pp. 20. Uncut and unopened in original red wrappers printed in black, red cord stitches. Wrappers lightly rubbed at the extremities, a superb copy.
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