Very Good. Item #8236
New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1929. First Edition, Limited to 501 copies of which this is no. 155. Large, thick octavo (26.5cm.); publisher's blue cloth, white embossed paper medallion inlay to upper cover, printed paper spine label (duplicate bound in rear), top edge gilt, housed in black cloth slipcase with green and gilt printed spine label; xvi,448pp.; color portrait frontispiece, fourteen leaves of plates, numerous facsimiles throughout text. Boards gently rubbed at corners and spine ends, spine cloth and label rather toned, slipcase rubbed with some brief splitting and exposure to margins, else a Very Good or better, mostly unopened and internally fine copy.
Lavishly produced catalog issued just five years following the death of Joseph Conrad, in August, 1924. Quite uncommon with the original slipcase.