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Author Name:    CONRAD, Joseph.

Title:   Tales of Hearsay. First Edition in dustjacket. .

Publisher:    T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, London, 1925, 

Seller ID:   85895

CONRAD, Joseph. Tales of Hearsay. With a Preface by R.B. Cunninghame Graham. London : T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, (1925). First Edition. Pp (6),7-[288]. 8vo,green cloth, gilt lettering to spine. Contents : Preface. "The Warrior's S oul," "Prince Roman," "The Tale," and "The Black Mate". “There are two stories of the sea. In “The Black Mate” Conrad gives us wonderful portraits of the officers and crew on one of the old sailing ships of the 'eighties. In “The Tale” he takes the familiar episode a of a ship fog-bound off a dangerous coast in wartime, nosing her way into a deserted creek, and the reader feels as if he were on board, with the fog making his eyes smart and getting down his throat, with such art is the story told.” - from the dj. Ex-library (circular blindstamp, inkstamp to bottom edge, rear pouch removed), corners bumped, else very good in dustjacket. 35.00


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