Methuen & Co. Ltd. London. 1915.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo. 1st state of the title page with the comma present after Essex Street. 4pp of publishers adverts, dated autumn 1915. 31pp publishers catalogue, dated 8/5/15 at rear. A very good clean, tight copy in publishers original red cloth, titles and decoration to spine in gilt. Boards a little spotted. Gilt still bright and sharp. In the uncommon original colour illustrated dustwrapper. Small area of loss to the top of the spine just affecting the top of the Y in the title. Small v shaped chip to the bottom front hinge, not affecting any lettering or illustration. Overall a superior copy. Loosely inserted is a copy of the publishers 8pp Joseph Conrad _ A Prospectus. A biographical sketch & list of his books published by J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd. from 1921.