14 December 2000
CONRAD, Joseph. Victory. An Island Tale. London: Methuen, . 8o. Original red cloth (spine faded, front cover a bit stained, slightly shaken).
First English Edition, published six months after the American, early state with a comma in the imprint, 32-page publisher's catalogue at end dated "8/15/15" (one leaf defective). INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR TO ARTHUR SYMONS on front free endpaper: "Dear Symons, I sign this copy in a spirit of compunction and with a still lame right hand. Ever yours, Joseph Conrad, 1918." With Symons' ownership signature on inside front cover. Cagle A19b(1); Smith 20.
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