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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. 50029
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 50029

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  2. An Outcast of the Islands.
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £700

    Stock Code: 66360

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  3. 50019
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,400

    Stock Code: 50019

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

    Stock Code: 106120

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 38338
    First published English edition. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 38338

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  8. 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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  9. 120386

    Lord Jim. A Tale.

    Edinburgh and London: 1900

    First edition in book form, first impression, with all the first issue points, including the misprints "anyrate" p. 77, l. 5, "cure" (instead of "cured") p. 226, 7 lines from the bottom, the omission of "keep" after "can" p. 226, 7 lines from the bottom, and "his" p. 319, last line, being printed below the line. The novel... Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 120386

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  10. 126910

    Lord Jim. A Tale.

    Edinburgh and London: 1900

    First edition, first impression, a nice association copy, from the library of John Quinn (1870-1924) with his Jack Yeats-designed bookplate to the front pastedown. Quinn was a major supporter of Conrad throughout his career and an important collector of literary modernism and post-impressionism. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 126910

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    Lord Jim.

    London & Edinburgh: 1900

    "A particularly sustaining friendship of Conrad's was with R. B. Cunninghame Graham, the aristocratic socialist and adventurer" (ODNB). "His appearance..."> First edition. Inscribed by the author to R. B. Cunninghame Graham in black ink on the front free endpaper: "To R. B. Cunninghame Graham affectionately from the Author."
    "A particularly sustaining friendship of Conrad's was with R. B. Cunninghame Graham, the aristocratic socialist and adventurer" (ODNB). "His appearance... Learn More
    £37,500

    Stock Code: 115743

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

    Stock Code: 77758

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  13. 70386
    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 70386

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  14. 71541
    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

    Stock Code: 71541

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  15. 87512
    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

    Stock Code: 87512

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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  20. 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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  21. Within the Tides. Tales.
    First edition, first impression. While not a rare book in dust jacket, copies in this condition, not split and unrepaired, are rare. Learn More
    £1,750

    Stock Code: 49286

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  22. 124280
    First edition, first impression, first state with comma after "Essex Street" on title page imprint. A striking copy in the very scarce dust jacket, which marks a sea change in British publishers' practices in using jackets as marketing tools. Earlier Methuen jackets typically consisted of lettering and an illustrative design... Learn More
    £4,250

    Stock Code: 124280

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  23. 125186
    First edition, first impression, limited issue, number 92 of 274 copies. One Day More was based on Conrad's short story "To-morrow", which was first published in the Pall Mall Magazine in 1902 and then reprinted in Typhoon and Other Stories in 1903. This one-act play was first performed at the Royalty Theatre in London on... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 125186

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  24. 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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  25. The Arrow of Gold.
    First edition, first impression, first issue bound without the front free endpaper. Learn More
    £425

    Stock Code: 112513

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  26. The Rescue

    The Rescue

    London & Toronto: 1920

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

    Stock Code: 70699

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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 59297
    First edition, first impression, with the S and e in Sea on page XI of the contents stamped by hand. This copy is from the library of the noted collector Paul Lemperly and includes his bookplate, a page of his handwritten notes on the book's issue points, his note on the front panel of the jacket "Early copy with original... Learn More
    £220

    Stock Code: 59297

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  30. 123876
    First edition, one of 52 copies only privately printed, of Conrad's dramatization of his own novel (first published in 1907). Conrad subsequently revised the play into three acts before its first performance at the Ambassadors Theatre in November 1922 and publication in revised form in 1923. Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 123876

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  31. A Set of Six.

    A Set of Six.

    Garden City, NY: 1922

    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: 85075

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  32. 49402
    First edition, first impression. Includes inserted slip advertising other books by the author. Learn More
    £300

    Stock Code: 49402

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  33. 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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  34. 126125detail
    The Canterbury edition. Learn More
    £3,750

    Stock Code: 126125

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  35. Tales of Hearsay. With a preface by R. B. Cunninghame Graham.
    First edition. A posthumous collection of four stories. Learn More
    £280

    Stock Code: 48803

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  36. 116012detail
    The Medallion Edition. Learn More
    £2,500

    Stock Code: 116012

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  37. 116777
    First and limited edition, first impression, one of 220 copies. Privately printed for the First Edition Club, this pamphlet was published as part of a 12-piece portfolio set titled Twenty Letters to Joseph Conrad. The letters are dated 25 December 1902 and 9 May 1903, and express Gissing's admiration of Conrad's... Learn More
    £275

    Stock Code: 116777

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  38. 48957
    One of an edition of 31 copies privately printed 27 July 1932 for the friends of Vincent Starrett and Edwin B. Hill. Starrett (1886-1974) was a Chicago reporter, bibliographer, author, and Sherlock Holmes expert. Hill was a Texas tax-assessor whose hobby was printing by hand. In 1939, on its 55th anniversary, his was the... Learn More
    £650

    Stock Code: 48957

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