. London: New Review, 1897 [1902], 8°. 7pp. preface SIGNED BY CONRAD (lacks staple which has caused a small rust-hole at crease). FIRST SEPARATE EDITION of Conrad's suppressed preface for The Nigger of the "Narcissus". Wise 12: 'Mr. Conrad has stated that this Preface was suppressed when The Nigger of the "Narcissus" was published in book form, but that Henley insisted upon printing it at the close of the novel upon the appearance of The Nigger in the pages of the The New Review. Of the Preface to the Nigger of the "Narcissus" One Hundred Copies were printed in 1902, but about forty of these were accidentally destroyed. Messrs J. Lovick & Sons have been good enough to examine their books in order to furnish this information. The pamphlet was printed for Mr. Conrad himself, in order that he might distribute it among his circle of friends'. And 2 other pamphlets by Conrad. In a red morocco-backed cloth folding box." /> CONRAD, Joseph (1857-1924). <I>The Nigger of the "Narcissus"</I>. London: New Review, 1897 [1902], 8°. 7pp. preface SIGNED BY CONRAD (lacks staple which has caused a small rust-hole at crease). FIRST SEPARATE EDITION of Conrad's suppressed preface for <I>The Nigger of the "Narcissus"</I>. Wise 12: 'Mr. Conrad has stated that this Preface was suppressed when <I>The Nigger of the "Narcissus"</I> was published in book form, but that Henley insisted upon printing it at the close of the novel upon the appearance of <I>The Nigger</I> in the pages of the <I>The New Review</I>. Of the <I>Preface to the Nigger of the "Narcissus"</I> One Hundred Copies were printed in 1902, but about forty of these were accidentally destroyed. Messrs J. Lovick & Sons have been good enough to examine their books in order to furnish this information. The pamphlet was printed for Mr. Conrad himself, in order that he might distribute it among his circle of friends'. And 2 other pamphlets by Conrad. In a red morocco-backed cloth folding box. | Christie's