Our shops are open and we are processing online, telephone and email orders as normal

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.

40 Items

View as List View Grid View
Set Descending Direction
  1. Almayer's Folly. A Story of an Eastern River.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Almayer's Folly. A Story of an Eastern River.

    London : 1895

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 50029

  2. An Outcast of the Islands.
    CONRAD, Joseph. An Outcast of the Islands.

    1896

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £700.00

    Stock Code: 66360

  3. An Outcast of the Islands.
    CONRAD, Joseph. An Outcast of the Islands.

    London : 1896

    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 including the North American... Learn More
    £12,500.00

    Stock Code: 63484

  4. An Outcast of the Islands.
    CONRAD, Joseph. An Outcast of the Islands.

    London : 1896

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,400.00

    Stock Code: 50019

  5. The Nigger of the "Narcissus".
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Nigger of the "Narcissus".

    London : 1898

    First UK edition of the novel "generally regarded as Conrad's first masterpiece" (Drabble, p. 700), presented here in a handsome binding; it was originally published in America as The Children of the Sea (1897). The title character, and the book's hero, is James Wait, a West Indian sailor. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 38338

  6. Lord Jim. A Tale.
    CONRAD, Joseph. 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
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 126910

  7. Lord Jim.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Lord Jim.

    Edinburgh and London : 1900

    First edition, first impression, one of 2,105 copies printed. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 71079

  8. Lord Jim. A Tale.
    CONRAD, Joseph. 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 first appeared as a serial... Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 137188

  9. Lord Jim. A Tale.
    CONRAD, Joseph. 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 first appeared as a serial... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 120386

  10. Typhoon
    CONRAD, Joseph. Typhoon

    London : 1903

    First UK edition, first issue. Learn More
    £1,375.00

    Stock Code: 77758

  11. The Secret Agent. A Simple Tale.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent. A Simple Tale.

    London : 1907

    First edition, first impression. Learn More
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 77613

  12. The Secret Agent.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent.

    London : 1907

    First edition, first impression, first issue with the 40 pages of inserted ads dated September 1907 at the typograpical error, "be be" in the last line of p. 117. One of Conrad's very best works - a stunning novel of detection, espionage and revolution. Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 86225

  13. The Secret Agent.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent.

    London : 1907

    First edition, first impression, first issue with the 40 pages of inserted ads at the rear. One of Conrad's very best works - a stunning novel of detection, espionage and revolution. "The Secret Agent depicts the atmosphere of Edwardian London in a psychological thriller of the anarchist underworld. Conrad's wit and chivalrous magnanimity are at their... Learn More
    £1,500.00

    Stock Code: 81060

  14. The Secret Agent.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent.

    London : 1907

    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
    £2,250.00

    Stock Code: 87512

  15. The Secret Agent.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent.

    London : 1907

    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
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 71541

  16. The Secret Agent.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent.

    1907

    First edition, first impression. One of Conrad's very best works - a stunning novel of detection, espionage and revolution. "The Secret Agent depicts the atmosphere of Edwardian London in a psychological thriller of the anarchist underworld. Conrad's wit and chivalrous magnanimity are at their airiest in this novel." (Connolly) Learn More
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 70386

  17. Under Western Eyes.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Under Western Eyes.

    London : 1911

    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... Learn More
    £2,500.00

    Stock Code: 84663

  18. Under Western Eyes.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Under Western Eyes.

    London : 1911

    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 its first mate, the... Learn More
    £17,500.00

    Stock Code: 48397

  19. Chance. A Tale in Two Parts.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Chance. A Tale in Two Parts.

    London : 1913

    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... Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 67881

  20. Chance. A Tale in Two Parts.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Chance. A Tale in Two Parts.

    New York : 1914

    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... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 73628

  21. Victory.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Victory.

    London : 1915

    First UK edition, presentation copy inscribed on publication by Conrad, "To Caroline and Arthur Marwood from J. Conrad 1915" on the front free endpaper. Conrad met Arthur Marwood through their mutual friend Ford Madox Ford, who later based the hero of Parade's End, Christopher Tietjens, on Marwood's life and character.

    Marwood was evidently a... Learn More
    £7,500.00

    Stock Code: 131484

  22. Victory.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Victory.

    London : 1915

    First UK edition, presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the front endpaper, "To Sir Sidney and Lady Colvin with great affection from J.C. 1915". Sir Sidney Colvin had been Slade Professor of Fine Arts at Cambridge and Keeper in the Department of Prints and Drawings at the British Museum between 1884 and 1912. He was introduced to Conrad by... Learn More
    £8,500.00

    Stock Code: 93580

  23. Within the Tides. Tales.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Within the Tides. Tales.

    1915

    First edition, first impression. While not a rare book in dust jacket, copies in this condition, not split and unrepaired, are rare. Learn More
    £1,750.00

    Stock Code: 49286

  24. The Arrow of Gold.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Arrow of Gold.

    London : 1919

    First edition, first impression, first issue bound without the front free endpaper. Learn More
    £425.00

    Stock Code: 112513

  25. London's River.
    CONRAD, Joseph. London's River.

    London : 1919

    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. Learn More
    £3,250.00

    Stock Code: 66260

  26. The Arrow of Gold.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Arrow of Gold.

    1919

    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
    £2,000.00

    Stock Code: 48434

  27. The Secret Agent.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent.

    London : 1920

    Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, "Catherine Willard from her friend Joseph Conrad 1st Jan 1921". Catherine Willard (1898-1954) was a noted screen actress and leading lady. She met Conrad in about 1920 through her mother, Grace, who was an interior designer and helping the Conrads furnish their new home, Oswalds,... Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 93578

  28. The Works.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Works.

    Garden City : 1920

    The Sun-Dial Edition, number 35 of 735 sets signed by the author in the first volume. Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 131140

  29. The Rescue
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Rescue

    London & Toronto : 1920

    First edition, first impression. A handsome copy. Learn More
    £475.00

    Stock Code: 70699

  30. The Works.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Works.

    New York : 1920

    The Sun-Dial Edition, number 241 of a limited edition of 750 sets signed by the author on the limitation leaf in volume I. A beautifully bound set. Learn More
    £6,750.00

    Stock Code: 68436

  31. The Works.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Works.

    London : 1921

    Signed limited edition, number 347 of 780 sets signed by the author on the limitation leaf in volume 1. The definitive collected works of Conrad, including his own notes on his writings prepared especially for this edition. A handsomely bound set. Learn More
    £8,750.00

    Stock Code: 125724

  32. The Secret Agent.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent.

    Canterbury : 1921

    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
    £1,250.00

    Stock Code: 123876

  33. The Rover.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Rover.

    London : 1923

    First UK edition, first impression, of the last complete novel by Joseph Conrad. The UK edition was preceded only by the American limited edition. Learn More
    £95.00

    Stock Code: 144348

  34. The Arrow of Gold. A Story Between Two Notes.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Arrow of Gold. A Story Between Two Notes.

    Garden City, NY : 1923

    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 1920s he attended to the problems... Learn More
    £525.00

    Stock Code: 85073

  35. The Rover.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Rover.

    1923

    First edition, first impression. Includes inserted slip advertising other books by the author. Learn More
    £300.00

    Stock Code: 49402

  36. The Works.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Works.

    New York : 1924

    The Canterbury edition. Learn More
    £3,750.00

    Stock Code: 126125

  37. Admiralty Paper.
    CONRAD, Joseph. Admiralty Paper.

    1925

    Sole edition, number 52 of 93 copies only. Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 50451

  38. The Works.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The Works.

    Edinburgh & London : 1925

    A handsomely bound set of Conrad's collected works. Learn More
    £3,000.00

    Stock Code: 139269

  39. The First and Last of Joseph Conrad.
    CONRAD, Joseph. The First and Last of Joseph Conrad.

    London : 1929

    First collected edition, attractively bound. This omnibus brings together four novels by Conrad: "Almayer's Folly" (1895) and "An Outcast of the Islands" (1896) were his first two published works; "The Arrow of Gold" (1919) and "The Rover" (1923) were two of his last. Learn More
    £275.00

    Stock Code: 146609

  40. On Stephen Crane.
    CONRAD, Joseph. On Stephen Crane.

    1932

    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 oldest private press in America.... Learn More
    £650.00

    Stock Code: 48957

40 Items

View as List View Grid View
Set Descending Direction