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EXCEPTIONALLY RARE CONRAD ITEM

CONRAD, Joseph. The Secret Agent (four act version). WITH: Autograph letter signed. Canterbury, 1921.

Extremely rare first edition of Conrad’s stage adaptation of his 1907 novel, one of only 52 copies published, inscribed on the title page to Sydney Cockerell, Conrad's friend, the director of the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge, and a member of the literati: "To Sydney C. Cockerell with friendly regards from Joseph Conrad," extra-illustrated with a photo-printed drypoint portrait of Conrad, three photographic prints of Conrad, a telegram from Conrad's wife to Cockerell informing him of Conrad's death, and a lengthy autograph letter to Cockerell written and signed by Conrad. $13,800.

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INSCRIBED BY JOHN GALSWORTHY TO JOSEPH CONRAD

(CONRAD, JOSEPH) GALSWORTHY, John. Island Pharisees. London, 1904.

First edition of the first book Galsworthy published under his own name, inscribed by him in the year of publication by the Nobel-winning writer to his close friend Joseph Conrad, "Jan. 29, 1904. Joseph Conrad from John Galsworthy." $4800.

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“THE VERY FINEST AND STRONGEST PICTURE OF THE SEA AND SEA LIFE THAT OUR LANGUAGE POSSESSES”

CONRAD, Joseph. Nigger of the "Narcissus" London, 1898.

First English edition of Conrad’s first masterpiece, of which he wrote, “After writing the last words of that book… I understood that I had done with the sea, and that henceforth I had to be a writer.” $850.

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“THERE ARE THINGS YOU FIND NOTHING ABOUT IN BOOKS”

CONRAD, Joseph. Typhoon And Other Stories. London, 1903.

Preferred first English edition, second issue, of this collection of stories, including the thrilling titular novella, “generally thought to inaugurate Conrad’s period of artistic maturity.” $650.

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