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The Nigger of the "Narcissus." Preface by  Joseph Conrad - first edition - from James M. Dourgarian, Bookman (SKU: JD31460)

The Nigger of the "Narcissus." Preface

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The Nigger of the "Narcissus." Preface

by Conrad, Joseph

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About This Item

first edition. n.p. (London), J. Lovick, n.d. (1902), first edition, wrappers. Softcover.

Limited to 100 copies of which Conrad destroyed 40, reprinted from the "New Review" of December 1897 although greatly revised, eight stapled pages, page 8 is blank, written between January and August 1897, this separately printed preface announced his artistic creed, it was not reprinted until the second American edition of 1914, Cagle A3f, Keating 13. Slight age toning to pages, staples rusted, else near fine, now housed in a chemise inserted into a beautiful quarter leather slipcase with title and author in gilt.

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James M. Dourgarian, Bookman US (US)
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JD31460
Title
The Nigger of the "Narcissus." Preface
Author
Conrad, Joseph
Book condition
Used
Edition
first edition
Binding
Hardcover

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