The Nigger of the Narcissus. Joseph Conrad.
The Nigger of the Narcissus
The Nigger of the Narcissus

The Nigger of the Narcissus

London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1898.

First UK edition, first printing, second issue as per Ahearns with all letters on spine 3mm, 16 page catalogue dated Autumn 1897 at rear. [viii] 259, [4] 16 [ads] pp. About Very Good with rubbing to spine and rear panel cloth, cloth at rear also lifted a bit from board, slight cock to spine, former owners' bookplate and emboss on front free endpaper. The first British publication of the work retitled Children of the Sea in the United States-- not due concerns over the "n"-word but due to the belief that a book with an African American protagonist would not sell. Item #140939468

Price: $750.00

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