“The horror! The horror!” (1902)

CONRAD, Joseph

Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories.

Published: London: Blackwood, 1902.

Date: 1902

FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., 7-3/8" x 5-1/8". Bound in fine full light blue polished calf, ribbed gilt decorated spine, gilt lettered red and green spine labels, covers double ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, by Bayntun.

Note
Includes Conrad's celebrated short story "The Heart Of Darkness" from which the film "Apocalypse Now" was adapted. Described by Connolly in his Modern Movement as "a masterpiece of sinister deterioration seen by the narrator who is himself profoundly altered by it."

Condition
Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, internally clean and bright, a FINE COPY.

Binding
Leather - hardcover

US$1900

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