Item #346889 The North Sea on the Eve of War. Joseph Conrad.
The North Sea on the Eve of War

The North Sea on the Eve of War.

London: [Privately printed for Thomas J. Wise], 1919.

First edition; one of 25. 20 pp. 4to. Red stitch-bound self wrappers with black text, leaves remain unopened. Very light bump to corner and head of spine on verso, else a near fine copy Supino B1.14.0. Item #346889

This piece originially published in the April 6, 1915 issue of The London Daily News & Leader; it would be collected (as Section III of "Poland Revisited") in Notes on Life & Letters. This was the eighth of the twenty-five privately published pamphlets Thomas J. Wise and Conrad produced between 1919 and 1920. The first ten of Wise's twenty were generally issued without actual copy numbers being inked onto the limitation page.

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