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Notes on My Books by  Joseph Conrad - Signed First Edition - 1921 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 303803)

Notes on My Books

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Notes on My Books

by Conrad, Joseph

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Condition
Cream parchment boards. Near fine, in glassine wrapper with chips to spine ends
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Garden City, N.Y., and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1921. First edition, American issue, no. 193 of 250 copies signed by Conrad. 178 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Cream parchment boards. Near fine, in glassine wrapper with chips to spine ends. First edition, American issue, no. 193 of 250 copies signed by Conrad. 178 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. This volume reprints the various author's notes, most of them written for the Dent and "Sun-Dial" editions of Conrad's works. A total of 500 copies were printed in the US, with half of the edition reserved for Heinemann and half for Doubleday. Cagle A52a; Keating 252; Smith, p. 111

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Bookseller
James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
303803
Title
Notes on My Books
Author
Conrad, Joseph
Format/binding
178 pp. 1 vols. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Cream parchment boards. Near fine, in glassine wrapper with chips to spine ends
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First edition, American issue, no. 193 of 250 copies signed by C
Publisher
Doubleday, Page & Company
Place of Publication
Garden City, N.Y., and Toronto
Date Published
1921
Keywords
British | American | British
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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Founded in 1978 by James Cummins, the firm has grown to include two New Jersey locations as well as the main store at 699 Madison Avenue (between 62nd and 63rd Streets) in New York City.Hours: Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (During July & August, until 4:00 p.m. on Fridays.)The Madison Avenue store is a seventh-floor oasis for book-lovers, a quiet and pleasantly furnished book room with a carefully chosen, expertly catalogued and broad-based selection of fine and rare books, autographs, manuscripts, and works of art. We have built notable private collections for American and international clients. Our stock is always changing, and our steady input from private buying and public auctions assures our clients of new surprises (and temptations!) at each visit. Our stock covers a wide range of collecting interests, with particular emphasis in the following fields: British and American Literature, Sporting Books, Private Press and Illustrated Books, 19th-Century Color Plate Books, Americana, Travel, Sets and Fine Bindings, History, and Authors' Manuscripts and Letters. Our catalogued inventory exceeds 50,000 titles, much of which can be searched on the internet. In addition, our New Jersey warehouse contains over 400,000 books in all subject areas. We might have the books you're looking for.

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