[Item #56978] Lord Jim [Finley Peter Dunne's copy]. Joseph CONRAD.

Lord Jim [Finley Peter Dunne's copy]

Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1900. First Edition. First printing, with "anyrate" printed as one word on p.77. Octavo (19.5cm). Grey-green cloth, stamped in darker green and gilt; plain endpapers; [vi],451pp; list of titles opposite t.p. Bookplate of Finley Peter Dunne to front pastedown. A straight, tight copy, rubbed, spine sunned, both hinges cracked and repaired internally, occasional fingersoil and a few spots of foxing: Good or better.

First edition of one of Conrad's most important novels (#85 on Modern Library's list of the top 100 novels of the century). This copy from the collection of American humorist and journalist Finley Peter Dunne (1867-1936). Dunne was famous for his satirical "Mr. Dooley" sketches, which were so influential that they were read aloud at Theodore Roosevelts' cabinet meetings. He edited Collier's Weekly from 1917-19, during which period the magazine published Conrad's article on Poland, "The Crime of Partition" (EHRSAM 2231). EHRSAM 2188.

Price: $1,500.00

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