• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 22

    CONRAD, Joseph. Some Reminiscences. London: Eveleigh Nash, 1912.

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    CONRAD, Joseph. Some Reminiscences. London: Eveleigh Nash, 1912.

    8o. (Some occasional spotting.) Original blue cloth, gilt-lettered on front cover and spine, uncut (corners bumped, some light wear at spine ends). Provenance: Nathaniel Evelyn William Stainton (presentation inscription from the author).

    FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM, PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED BY CONRAD on the front free endpaper: "Signed for E. Stainton with regards by Joseph Conrad." The recipient, Nathaniel Evelyn William Stainton, and his wife Nora were acquaintances of the Conrads in Kent. Wise 20.


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