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New York Appleton 1896 First US Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; The interior is Very Good or better, with no foxing or discoloration. About the first 10 pages of the book were somewhat roughly cut at the edges, leaving some raggedness to those edges, but the rest of the book still has nice sharp, clean edges. Again, not a hint of foxing or discoloration. There is some rippling of the surface to the half-title page, but this is not the result of water damage and no other interior pages are similarly affected. No markings, inscriptions or bookplate. The top gilt edge still retains excellent sheen, with just minor dulling. The grade is brought down by the obvious wear to the spine and boards. The marbled boards themselves are still quite attractive but the leather shows moderate shelf wear overall and there is some chipping and brittleness to the leather of the spine and a 2" portion of the head of the spine appears to have been neatly glued back into place. See the photos for the extent. The spine/boards will require some restoration to bring them back to their original beauty. But again, the interior is very clean and sharp. A very solid copy of a difficult to find Conrad First American Edition. 
burgundy leather with marbled boards, gilt lettering and decorations to spine. Top edge gilt; Appleton Town and Country Series #198; 8vo; 335 pages; A very solid copy of a difficult to find Conrad First American Edition. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2 Conrad, Joseph CHANCE A Tale in Two Parts
Doubleday Page 1913 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Price: 15.00 USD
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3 Conrad, Joseph FALK Amy Foster, To-Morrow, Three Stories
Mcclure Phillips 1903 First US Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket; Blue cloth cover with embossed anchor design and gold lettering. Deckled edges. Very old library sticker on inside front cover, which is crossed out. On front endpaper: "Sold to F. Giddings, 3 April 1907"" written in pencil. F Giddings 1907 in small green ink. Binding is cracked but completely intact. Small amount of foxing on first few pages. Back cloth cover shows some wear and staining. Top and bottom edges of spine are a little frayed. Last few pages of book, which promotes other books by the same publisher, have some stains and foxing on them, but the stories themseves are clean, no marks, stains, or writing. 
8vo; 270 pages; Spine somewhat faded but front cover gilt bright 
Price: 75.00 USD
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4 Conrad, Joseph YOUTH: A NARRATIVE And Two Other Stories
Edinburgh And London William Blackwood and Sons 1902 First British Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; The volume is bound in the original light green cloth with black and gold lettering on the spine. It has some light foxing and some soiling on the cover. The front flypapers have been clipped to remove the names of previous owners. 
1st Edition of Joseph Conrad's most famous short story, 'Heart of Darkness'. This was not initially published separately but first appeared in this collection of short stories titled 'Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories'. The three stories are: Youth - A Narrative; Heart of Darkness; and The End of The Tether. ; 8vo; It contains 32 pages of publishers classified adverts, dated on the final page 11/02, There was a first state of this volume with adverts dated 10/02 which sells for several times the price. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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