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An Outcast of the Islands by  Joseph CONRAD - First - 1896 - from Argosy Book Store and Biblio.com

An Outcast of the Islands

by CONRAD, Joseph

Condition: fine


London: Fisher Unwin, 1896. First. hardcover. fine. rubricated title, 8vo, handsomely rebound in 3/4 green morocco, tan spine label, marbled boards & t.e.g. London: Fisher Unwin, 1896. First Edition. A fine copy. First Edition of the author's second book.

Conrad’s Second novel (An Outcast of the Islands) is about the colonial enterprise and their faults while they take a region. The characters are complex and deep. It makes for a great read.Please Note: This book is easy to read in true text, not scanned images that can sometimes be difficult to decipher. The Microsoft eBook has a contents page linked to the chapter headings for easy navigation. The Adobe eBook has bookmarks at chapter headings and is printable up to two full copies per year. Both versions are text searchable.




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