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[Conrad, Joseph]

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Estimate: £500 - £700
ca. US$853 - US$1,194
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[Conrad, Joseph] COLLECTION OF 17 VOLUMES CONCERNING CONRAD'S CORRESPONDENCE, COMPRISING Conrad, J. Joseph Conrad's Letters to his Wife. London: Privately Printed, 1927, first edition, number 22 of 220 copies, signed by Jessie Conrad and additionally inscribed by her to Canon and Lilian Ashton Gwatkin on the front free endpaper ("...with much grateful affection from Jessie Conrad. 1927."); Joseph Conrad's Letters to his Wife. London: Privately Printed, 1927, first edition, number 92 of 220 copies, signed by Jessie Conrad, with a now detached bookplate of John W. Masury, browning to endpapers, slight wear to head and foot of spine--Garnett, E. Letters from Joseph Conrad 1895-1924. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1928, first edition, dust-jacket, light soiling and wear to jacket; Letters from Joseph Conrad 1895-1924. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1928, first edition, ownership signature to front free endpaper ("Charles Lane 1935"), extremities rubbed, fading to spine; Letters from Conrad 1895-1924. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1928, first edition, one of 925 copies [number erased], inscribed by the editor ("To Joseph Anthony from Edward Garnett. Sept. 28") on the front free endpaper, browning to endpapers, spine faded; Letters from Conrad 1895-1924. London: The Nonesuch Press, 1928, first edition, number 655 of 925 copies, ownership signature to front free endpaper ("Charles Lane 1935"), browning to endpapers, spine faded--Curle, R. Letters [of] Joseph Conrad to Richard Curle. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928, one of 859 copies of which this is one of 850 copies on all-rag paper, browning to edges; Letters [of] Joseph Conrad to Richard Curle. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928, one of 859 copies of which this is one of 850 copies on all-rag paper, browning to edges and spine, paper label to spine chipped, back cover scratched; Conrad to a Friend. 150 Selected Letters from Joseph Conrad to Richard Curle. Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1928, first edition, dust-jacket, light wear to jacket; Conrad to a Friend. 150 Selected Letters from Joseph Conrad to Richard Curle. London: Sampson Low, Marton & Co., Ltd., 1928, "colonial edition" (thus indicated by label on dust-jacket), dust-jacket, jacket worn--Blackburn, William (ed.) Joseph Conrad. Letters to William Blackwood and David S. Blackburn. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1958, first edition, dust-jacket, jacket chipped at head of spine; Joseph Conrad. Letters to William Blackwood and David S. Blackburn. Durham, North Carolina: Duke University Press, 1958, first edition, dust-jacket--Zdzislaw, N. Conrad's Polish Background: Letters to and from Polish Friends. London: Oxford University Press, 1964, first edition, dust-jacket, corners bumped--Watts, C.T. (ed.) Joseph Conrad's Letters to R.B. Cunninghame Graham. Cambridge: University Press, 1969, dust-jacket--together with Garnett, E. The Trial of Jeanne d'Arc. London: Jonathan Cape, 1931, number 55 of 100 copies, signed by the author on the limitation, corners slightly worn--Dawson, W. Paul Clermont's Story and My Own. Chicago: The Bernard Publishing Co., 1928, dust-jacket, jacket frayed and torn--Lucas, E.V. Post-Bag Diversions. London: Methuen, 1934, dust-jacket--all 8vo and 4to, original bindings, five with collectors' green cloth folding cases (15)

Informations about the auction
Auction house: Sotheby's
Title: The Joseph Conrad Collection - Part II, from the Library of the late Stanley J. Seeger
Date of the auction: 15 Jul 2014
Address: Sotheby's
London