Suspense A Napoleonic Novel. Joseph Conrad.

Suspense A Napoleonic Novel

Garden City: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. 274 pages. 22 x 15 cm. Large paper, limited edition, copy 227 of 375 with Conrad autograph laid-in. Conrad's posthumously published last, unfinished novel of historical intrigue, set in Genoa in 1815 during the period of the Napoleonic Wars. It was preceded by serializations in Hutchinson's Magazine, the American serial version in the Saturday Review of Literature and the first American book edition, a limited issue of which was published by Doubleday on 3 July 1925. The English edition was published the next day. Armorial bookplate of E. Hubert Litchfield. Original decorative vellum boards, decorated with ship design and lettered in gilt, blue stripe and blue corners, blue dust-jacket lettered with design on spine. Teg. Fine in fine orig. glassine overwapper, and housed in fine blue slipcase. Item #21339

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