Lot 78CONRAD, JOSEPH
Almayer's Folly. [London: T. Fisher Unwin, 1895]. An annotated copy without front matter and with the following note in the hand of F.N. Doubleday: "This corrected copy sent to F.N.D. for the definitive edn. The corrections in book are JC's/Aug. 1920." Full blue morocco gilt by The French Binders. Dust soiling to first and last leaves, offset to endpapers, spine faded and joint starting.
This copy bears numerous corrections in ink by Conrad as well as many pencilled galley markers in another hand. An interesting retention, finely bound.
C The Nelson Doubleday, Jr. Collection
Sold for $3,750
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