• 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 21

    CONRAD, Joseph. Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1902.

    Price Realised  

    CONRAD, Joseph. Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1902.

    8o. 32-page publisher's advertisement dated "10/02" at end. (Some occasional minor spotting.) Original green decorated cloth (a few minor stains to front cover, some minor rubbing); cloth folding case.

    FIRST EDITION of this important collection of short stories, which includes Heart of Darkness. Wise 10.

    [With:] CONRAD. Nostromo. London and New York, 1904. 8o. Original cloth; cloth folding case. FIRST EDITION IN BOOK FORM. Wise 15. -- The Nigger of the Narcissus. London, 1898. 8o. Original cloth; cloth folding case. FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, first domestic printing, with the publisher's name on spine of a uniform height and with 32-page publisher's catalogue bound at end. Cagle A3c; Wise 3. -- The Secret Agent. London, 1907. 8o. Original cloth; cloth folding case. FIRST EDITION. Wise 17. (4)


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