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Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories
. Edinburgh and London: Blackwood, 1902. First edition, first state, with the 10/02 publisher's catalogue at rear. Original gray-green cloth. 7 3/8 x 4 3/4 inches (19 x 12.5 cm); [4]ff., 375 pp. Spine dulled, light wear, one corner bumped; within, name on endpaper, a clean copy; Together with Tales of Unrest. London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1898. First edition, first issue with top edge gilt, others uncut). Original green cloth, housed in a custom slipcase. 8 x 4 5/8 inches (20 x 12 cm); [4] ff., 297 pp., plus ads. Minor spotting, traces of name on front paste-down; and Nostromo. A Tale of the Seaboard. First edition in book form, first issue. Original blue cloth with titling and decoration in pale blue. 7 x 4 3/8 inches (18 x 12 cm); (iv) ff., 480 pp. Upper corner a trifle bumped.
The first work contains the first appearance of Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Also included in the group is a copy of Tales of Hearsay, in jacket.

C Property of a Titled English Lady

Sold for $2,375
Estimate $600-900

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