CONRAD, Joseph.

Lord Jim: A Tale.

£1,950

Lord Jim: A Tale.

Edinburgh and London, William Blackwood and Sons, 1900.

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Description

Lord Jim first appeared as a serial in Blackwood’s Magazine from October 1899 to November 1900, inclusive. Jim’s story is told by Marlow, an officer in the Merchant Navy who also appears as the central character in Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.

Description

First edition (one of 2,893 copies); Crown 8vo; some occasional foxing, mostly to preliminary pages, mark to fore-edge, otherwise very good, publisher’s green cloth, historiated title and author in black to upper board, gilt lettering to spine, slight soiling, mostly to rear board, lightly bumped on extremities, slight shelf lean but all considered, very good.

Bibliography

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Stock ID: 99147