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Auction archive: Lot number 370

CONRAD, JOSEPH and FORD, FORD MADOX The Inheritors. An Extravagant Story.

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$687
Auction archive: Lot number 370

CONRAD, JOSEPH and FORD, FORD MADOX The Inheritors. An Extravagant Story.

Estimate
US$1,000 - US$1,500
Price realised:
US$687
Beschreibung:

CONRAD, JOSEPH and FORD, FORD MADOX The Inheritors. An Extravagant Story. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1901. First American edition (published five weeks before the UK edition), second issue with the corrected dedication (very few copies exist in the first issue), boldly signed by Conrad on the half-title. Pictorial cloth in leather backed dropdown case. 7 1/2 x 5 inches (19 x 13 cm); vi, 324 pp. Spine toned, small spot on rear cover, inner hinges a bit cracked, but a scarce work signed, especially by Conrad alone. Sold Christie's October 8, 1991; Together with a finely bound set of JEAN-AUBRY- G. Joseph Conrad. Life and Letters. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1927. First edition. Two volumes, full blue morocco gilt with nautical motifs, a very handsome binding, top edge gilt. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (23 x 15 cm); xii, 339; [viii], 376 pp., with portrait frontispieces. A very attractive set. The first work is, in essence, a science fiction novel, involving time travel, parallel worlds and related matters. Keating 30; Smith 6; Wise 8. C From the Collection of Walter Ward Jr.

Auction archive: Lot number 370
Auction:
Datum:
22 Nov 2016
Auction house:
Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers

New York, NY 10128
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)212 4272730
Beschreibung:

CONRAD, JOSEPH and FORD, FORD MADOX The Inheritors. An Extravagant Story. New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1901. First American edition (published five weeks before the UK edition), second issue with the corrected dedication (very few copies exist in the first issue), boldly signed by Conrad on the half-title. Pictorial cloth in leather backed dropdown case. 7 1/2 x 5 inches (19 x 13 cm); vi, 324 pp. Spine toned, small spot on rear cover, inner hinges a bit cracked, but a scarce work signed, especially by Conrad alone. Sold Christie's October 8, 1991; Together with a finely bound set of JEAN-AUBRY- G. Joseph Conrad. Life and Letters. New York: Doubleday, Page & Co., 1927. First edition. Two volumes, full blue morocco gilt with nautical motifs, a very handsome binding, top edge gilt. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches (23 x 15 cm); xii, 339; [viii], 376 pp., with portrait frontispieces. A very attractive set. The first work is, in essence, a science fiction novel, involving time travel, parallel worlds and related matters. Keating 30; Smith 6; Wise 8. C From the Collection of Walter Ward Jr.

Auction archive: Lot number 370
Auction:
Datum:
22 Nov 2016
Auction house:
Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers

New York, NY 10128
United States
[email protected]
+1 (0)212 4272730
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