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Tales of Hearsay. by  Joseph CONRAD - First Edition - 1925 - from Peter Ellis bookseller (SKU: CONRADJO026181)

Tales of Hearsay.

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Tales of Hearsay.

by CONRAD, Joseph

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T. Fisher Unwin, London., 1925. First edition. Preface by R.B. Cunninghame Graham. Octavo. 288 pages. Four stories, posthumously published. From the library of noted Conrad collector Stanley J. Seeger with his small bookplate on front pastedown.Prelims and edges a little spotted. Free endpapers partially and lightly tanned. Very good indeed in very good pictorial dustwrapper with several short closed tears one of them at the head of the spine which is also creased. Preserved in a custom-made green buckram slipcase, lettered in gilt on the spine, and with an inner folding sleeve.

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Peter Ellis bookseller GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
CONRADJO026181
Title
Tales of Hearsay.
Author
CONRAD, Joseph
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
T. Fisher Unwin, London.
Date Published
1925

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