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    Joseph Conrad Preface to The Nigger of the "Narcissus" and a Signed Limited Preface to Simple Cooking Precepts for a Little House. A copy of Conrad's preface to The Nigger of the "Narcissus", octavo, seven pages, bound with a single staple, slightly toned yet in very good condition; and a limited edition copy of the preface to Simple Cooking Precepts for a Little House, octavo, four pages, bound with two staples and boldly signed and numbered by Conrad on the title page. This copy is numbered "73". Fine. Both prefaces are contained in a chemise and inserted in a beautiful quarter leather slipcase.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    16th-18th Thursday-Saturday
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