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CONRAD, Joseph.

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. An Outcast of the Islands.
    First edition, first impression of An Outcast of the Islands, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "To Mr. W. T. Hornaday with the Author's most friendly regards. 22 March, 1896". Hornaday (1854-1937) was an American zoologist and conservationist who is credited with the preservation of a number of species... Learn More
    £12,500

    Stock Code: 63484

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  2. 38338
    First published English edition. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 38338

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  3. Mogreb-el-Acksa.
    First edition, with a lengthy 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... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 84966

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  4. 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... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 100470

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  5. Typhoon
    First UK edition, first issue. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 77758

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  6. 70386
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 70386

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  7. Under Western Eyes.
    First edition, presentation copy with a fine literary association, inscribed to John Galsworthy and his wife, Ada, 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... Learn More
    £17,500

    Stock Code: 48397

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  8. 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... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 84663

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  9. 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... Learn More
    £3,250

    Stock Code: 67881

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    Chance.

    London: [1914]

    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... Learn More
    £2,250

    Stock Code: 73526

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  11. 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... Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 73628

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  12. 48434
    First English edition and first revised edition with corrections not incorporated in the American first edition. Signed "from Joseph Conrad 1919" on the half-title. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 48434

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  13. Original portrait, ink on paper. Signed by the artist and inscribed by Conrad with a line from Victory.
    An original pen-and-ink portrait of Conrad, signed by the artist and inscribed by Conrad with a quotation from Victory: "'.?.?. and incompleteness of any sort leads to trouble' from 'Victory'" (p. 30). Learn More
    £4,250

    Stock Code: 60138

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  14. The Works.
    The Sun-Dial Edition, one of a limited edition of 750 sets signed by the author on the limitation leaf in volume I. A beautifully bound set. Learn More
    £6,750

    Stock Code: 68436

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  15. 70699

    The Rescue

    London & Toronto: 1920

    First edition, first impression. A handsome copy. Learn More
    £475

    Stock Code: 70699

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  16. The Arrow of Gold. A Story Between Two Notes.
    The Deep Sea edition. Inscribed by Conrad on the front free endpaper, "D. W. R. from J. C.". The recipient, Douglas Whitehead Reed (1883-1930) qualified as a radiologist and surgeon in 1909. He was both senior surgeon at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and St. George's House, a nursing home in Canterbury. During the early... Learn More
    £525

    Stock Code: 85073

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    The Works.

    Edinburgh & London: 1925

    An attractive set of Conrad's works. Learn More
    £600

    Stock Code: 127761

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