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Joseph Conrad : a bibliographical catalogue of his major first editions

Walter E. Smith

Joseph Conrad : a bibliographical catalogue of his major first editions

with facsimiles of several title pages

by Walter E. Smith

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Published by s.n. in [s.l .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conrad, Joseph, -- 1857-1924 -- Bibliography.

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    Bound in gray paper wrappers ; printed in black ; black cloth shelfback.

    StatementWalter E. Smith.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[i-x], 1- 121 [1] p. :
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18062094M
    LC Control Number15007401

    Joseph Conrad's works are well represented, with first editions from Almayer's Folly () through Lord Jim () and Youth () to The Secret Agent ()—seventy titles in all. James Fenimore Cooper, Mark Twain and Oliver Wendell Holmes are just a few of the more familiar American writers for whom there are distinguished collections of. This edition is based on the first English book edition for the stories and the first American edition for the “Author’s Note” for The Shadow-Line, “Typhoon,” and “The Secret Sharer.” The stories are accompanied by explanatory annotations, a note on the texts (including a .

    Cedric Watts is an authority on Conrad and the author of numerous books and articles on Conrad including Joseph Conrad: A Literary Life (), A Preface to Conrad (2nd edn ), and Joseph Conrad (). For OWC he has edited Typhoon and Other Tales and other Conrad books for other publishers, most recently Lord Jim for Broadview Press. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad was my book selection, and the third book that my reading group, The Front Left Gang, chose to read. It is the story of a man named Marlow who seeks fortune through the ivory trade and travels through the African Congo by riverboat. Marlow trails in the footsteps of the mysterious Mr. Kurtz, a renowned Ivory trader and trade post commander.

    The library of the late Elbridge L. Adams, New York City: including his splendid collection of first editions of works by Joseph Conrad, mostly inscribed : first editions and manuscripts of works by Samuel L. Clemens, mainly the collection of Irving S. Underhill : public sale January 'The New Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad complements rather than replaces the Cambridge Companion to Joseph Conrad The first [Companion] set a very high standard. Its successor has lived up to that standard - both in terms of the quality of its articles and also in terms of the impeccable editing skills of J. H. Stape.


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Joseph Conrad : a bibliographical catalogue of his major first editions by Walter E. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Joseph Conrad, a bibliographical catalogue of his major first editions. [Walter E Smith] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search Joseph Conrad; Joseph Conrad: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: a bibliographical catalogue of his major first editions\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.

Get this from a library. Joseph Conrad: a bibliographical catalogue of his major first editions: with facsimiles of several title pages.

[Walter E Smith]. In Joseph Conrad: A Biography, acclaimed writer Jeffrey Meyers presents the definitive account of the life of Joseph Conrad (), author of Heart of Darkness, Lord Jim, Nostromo, and many other landmarks in modern ' biography, published for the first time in paperback by Cooper Square Press, is the first biography of the author in many years.

Joseph Conrad () is widely considered one the great modern writers in English literature. This volume set contains titles, originally published between and as well as a biography from written by one of his closest friends.

The first 18 books are a set of concordances and indexes to Conrad’s printed works, which were part of a project directed by Todd K. Bender at. The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale is a novel by Joseph Conrad, first published in The story is set in London in and deals with Mr Adolf Verloc and his work as a spy for an unnamed country (presumably Russia).

The Secret Agent is one of Conrad's later political novels in which he moved away from his former tales of seafaring. - A newly edited text based on the first English book edition (), the last version to which Conrad is known to have actively contributed. “Textual History and Editing Principles” provides an overview of the textual controversies and ambiguities perpetually surrounding Heart of Darkness.

Concordances to Conrad's Typhoon and Other Stories and Within the Tides 1st Edition. Todd K. Bender, Kirsten A. Bender Originally published inthis title supplies a complete verbal index, listing all the words in the texts with their locations, a word frequency table, and a field of reference which establishes a page/line reference system for locating each context.

Biographer Jeffrey Meyers presents an incisive study of the great writer Joseph Conrad. Meyers focuses on Conrad's friendships with Ford Madox Ford, Henry James, Stephen Crane, and John Galsworthy; and uncovers new information on Conrad's marriage, and on his one great love affair with the seductive American journalist Jane Anderson.

One page insert. I had never read anything by Joseph Conrad, but this was available for my Kindle so I down-loaded it. It is a superb book, well-written, with a gripping plot, great characterisations and very descriptive of the place and era in which it is set.

Conrad is a master of the craft, and I am now working through the rest of his s: Background. Conrad set his novel in the town of Sulaco, an imaginary port in the western region of the imaginary country Costaguana.

In his "Author’s Note" to later editions of Nostromo, Joseph Conrad provides a detailed explanation of the inspirational origins of his he relates how, as a young man of about seventeen, while serving aboard a ship in the Gulf of Mexico, he heard.

A Bibliography of Books, Pamphlets, and Broadsides about Joseph Conrad Compiled by John G. Peters, University of North Texas – Commentaries Curle, Richard. Joseph Conrad: A Study. Born to Polish parents in what is now known as the Ukraine, Joseph Conrad would become one of the greatest writers in the English language.

With works like Lord Jim, The Nigger of the Narcissus, and Heart of Darkness, he not only solidified his place in the panethon of great novelists, but also established himself as a keen-eyed chronicler of the social and political themes that animated the. Hardcover. ,Small 8vo,Bound in original dark blue woven cloth, stamped in gilt,This is the first regular edition, preceded by a limited signed edition, and followed by the first British edition, published by T.

Fisher Unwin. (See Smith, Joseph Conrad - A Bibliographic Catalogue of his Major First Editions', en Read more. The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale, Joseph Conrad The Secret Agent: A Simple Tale is a novel by Joseph Conrad, published in The story is set in London in and deals with Mr Adolf Verloc and his work as a spy for an unnamed country (presumably Russia)/5(K).

Charles Dickens in the Original Cloth and Joseph Conrad: A Bibliography of His Major First Editions. pbsa (), such as Shaw and Yeats and the novice Joseph Conrad whose tale "The Idiots" first appeared there.

The important Idler and Cornhill magazines are in the This massive bibliographical catalogue of Victorian. Sir John Mandeville: The Man and His Book, by Malcolm Letts, ; first edition; original dust jacket (some chipping/staining), illustrated.

Incunabula and Americana A Key to Bibliographical Study, by Margaret Bingham Stillwell, ; pictorial endpapers. Sotheby & Co. Catalogue of the Celebrated Library of the Late Major J. Abbey. Briefly surveys the life of Joseph Conrad and analyzes in depth some of his major works.

Briefly surveys the life of Joseph Conrad and analyzes in depth some of his major works Includes bibliographical references (page ) and index pages: 24 cm Access-restricted-item true Be the first one to write a review.

50 Previews. Minnesota Archive Editions uses digital technology to make long-unavailable books once again accessible, and are published unaltered from the original University of Minnesota Press editions. Published in the centennial year of Joseph Conrad's birth, this is the first comprehensive bibliography of the writings by and about this important author.

The finest of all Conrad's tales, Heart of Darkness is set in an atmosphere of mystery and menace, and tells of Marlow's perilous journey up the Congo River to relieve his employer's agent, the renowned and formidable Mr.

Kurtz. What he sees on his journey, and his eventual encounter with Kurtz, horrify and perplex him, and call into question the very bases of civilization/5().

In the first section, devoted to Conrad’s works, the enumeration of English and American editions is followed by the listing of translations. Most of Conrad’s essays and many of his novels were serialized before they appeared in book form, and these serializations are listed here also.

London: Methuen & Co. Ltd, First edition, first printing with the canceled title page of Conrad's first major success. Octavo, original cloth with gilt titles and tooling to the spine, with the date to the verso of the title page, "Methven" to the backstrip, closed quotation marks around "Narcissus" in Conrad's list of works, 8 pages of.Paperback.

Condition: New. No Jacket. 1St Edition. New paperback book copy of the Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad. Dover Thrift Editions. Unabridged Dover () republication of the story originally published in the volume Youth: A Narrative, and Two Other Stories by William Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, Includes bibliographical references (pages ) and index "Works by Joseph Conrad": page The prose writer's goals and methods / Joseph Conrad -- Conrad learns his craft / Walter F.

Wright -- Major elements in Conrad's stories / Jerry Allen -- Conrad as painter / Adam Gillon -- Gender roles in Conrad's novels / Cedric Watts -- Imagination and character in Typhoon / Jeremy Hawthorn.