Joseph Conrad. Life & Letters.
Two Volumes. London, William Heinemann, Ltd., 1927. 16.5 cm x 25 cm. (VII) 339 pages, (V) 376 pages. Black-and-white illustrations: Volume I – 11, Volume II – 5. Original Hardcover (Dark blue cloth – title in embossed gilt on front and spine). Former library-copy in very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Library stamp on frontispiece of Volume I and facing half-title page Volume II. Very slight foxing of pages. One or two faint pencil marks.
Two Volumes of biography, written by his friend and colleague G. Jean-Aubry, and selected letters: to Edward Garnett / John Galsworthy / H.G. Wells / Edmund Gosse / Arnold Bennett / Norman Douglas / Henry James / William Rothenstein / Hugh Walpole / etc.
Chapter headings include: Polish Years / Youth / Landfalls and Departures / First Command / The Weight of the Burden / Last Years / etc.