Item #346950 Guy de Maupassant. Joseph Conrad.

Guy de Maupassant.

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

First edition, one of 25. 18 pp. 4to. Green stitch-bound self-wrappers with black text on cover, Stanley Seeger's neat bookplate on inside cover, leaves uncut; fine. In forest green protective card envelope that has small tear at foot of spine with manuscript black ink title label pasted down on cover, set in green chemise and housed in slipcase with green boards and green quarter morocco spine with bands and ornate gilt title on spine; a near fine copy Cagle A32; Supino B1.16.0. Item #346950

6th of T.J. Wise’s 20 limited edition Conrad titles, all done between Feb. 1919 and Jan. 1920. This was the Introduction written for de Maupassant's Yvette and Other Stories (London, 1904) translated by Ada Galsworthy.

Price: $1,500.00 Free International Delivery