CONRAD, Joseph. Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories. (FIRST EDITION - 1902)



“The horror! The horror!”


TITLE: Youth: A Narrative and Two Other Stories.

PUBLISHER: London: Blackwood, 1902.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., 7-3/8" x 5-1/8". Bound in fine full light blue polished calf, ribbed gilt decorated spine, gilt lettered red and green spine labels, covers double ruled in gilt, gilt dentelles, all edges gilt, by Bayntun.

CONDITION: Inner and outer hinges fine, head and foot of spine fine, internally clean and bright, a FINE COPY.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Includes Conrad's celebrated short story "The Heart Of Darkness" from which the film "Apocalypse Now" was adapted. Described by Connolly in his Modern Movement as "a masterpiece of sinister deterioration seen by the narrator who is himself profoundly altered by it."