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NOSTROMO. A TALE OF THE SEABOARD by  Joseph CONRAD - Hardcover - Signed - 1961 - from Charles Agvent (SKU: 018903)

NOSTROMO. A TALE OF THE SEABOARD

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NOSTROMO. A TALE OF THE SEABOARD

by CONRAD, Joseph

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  • hardcover
  • Signed
Condition
Touch of sunning to the spine. About Fine in a Near Fine silver-paper slipcase with a scratch on one side
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About This Item

San Francisco: Limited Editions Club, 1961. Hardcover. Touch of sunning to the spine. About Fine in a Near Fine silver-paper slipcase with a scratch on one side. Lima de Freitas. Quarto (8-1/2" x 11-1/8") bound in sea-green rough linen cloth stamped in aluminum foil on the front cover and backed with genuine brown marine burlap with a turquoise linen label also stamped in aluminum; 408 pages. Designed by Adrian Wilson with the text printed on Basingwerk Parchment imported from the Abbey Mills in North Wales. Introduction by Rupert Croft-Cooke. This is copy #120 of 1500 illustrated with 65 pen drawings by Lima de Freitas, 25 reproduced in full color, and SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

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Details

Bookseller
Charles Agvent US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
018903
Title
NOSTROMO. A TALE OF THE SEABOARD
Author
CONRAD, Joseph
Illustrator
Lima de Freitas
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Touch of sunning to the spine. About Fine in a Near Fine silver-paper slipcase with a scratch on one side
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Limited Editions Club
Place of Publication
San Francisco
Date published
1961
Keywords
Signed; Illustrated Books; Modern Firsts; Joseph Conrad
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Color Plates;

Terms of Sale

Charles Agvent

All books subject to prior sale. Payment with order; institutions may be billed. Postage additional: $11.00 for the first book, $6.00 each thereafter. Overseas postage billed at approximate cost. Pennsylvania residents must add 6% sales tax. Mastercard, Visa, and American Express accepted. We are also open to reasonable payment terms. A book may be returned within 7 days of receipt for any reason provided it is in the same condition as sent and prior notice is given. Please insure returns for their full value.

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Charles Agvent

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Fleetwood, Pennsylvania
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About Charles Agvent

We carry a diverse and select stock with major specialties including Modern and 19th Century Literary First Editions, Signed Books & Autographs (especially Presidential and Literary), and Limited Editions Club books. We have been in business since 1987 and are proud to be members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB).

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fine
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quarto
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Parchment
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spine
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