Feb 20, 2020 - Sale 2530

Sale 2530 - Lot 214

Price Realized: $ 1,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
CONRAD, JOSEPH. Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard. Thick 8vo, publisher's blue cloth stamped in gilt and grey, minimal wear to extremities; Charles Shipman Payson bookplate laid down over earlier example on front pastedown, some occasional minor foxing to front and end matter, else contents clean; cloth chemise and 1/4 morocco clamshell box. London & New York: Harper & Brothers, 1904

Additional Details

first edition, first printing with the page 187 misprint. Begun as a short story for serialization, "Nostromo" became Conrad's longest work. Superior copy, clean and square with gilt titles bright. Wise 15.