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An outcast of the islands.

Conrad, Joseph.

Published by Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club, Avon, CT, 1975
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

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The TV personality, intellectual, and sought-after editor Clifton Fadiman introduces this edition of Joseph Conrad's second novel (first published in 1896), a story of isolation and love set in a tropical landscape. The edition was designed by John O.C. McCrillis and printed at => The Stinehour Press in Lunenberg, VT, using monotype Bembo on creamy Curtis smooth-antique rag paper. Robert Shore contributed the => 12 full-page color illustrations, reproduced from his acrylic paintings by the Holyoke Lithograph Company. Of 2000 copies printed, this is no. 1412, being => signed by the artist below the colophon and bound at the Sendor Bindery in full cream linen printed in an all-over brown and black batik pattern, with the title gilt-stamped on a brown spine label. => The illustrated LEC newsletter is laid in. Provenance: Though without indicia, from Andrew Hedden?s collection of press books and livres d'artiste. Folio (28.6 cm, 11.25"). ix, [3], 212, [2] pp. Bibliography of the Fine Books Published by the Limited Editions Club, 486. Binding as above, in publisher's brown slipcase with paper label; minor shelf wear on box bottom and book spine edges, else => fresh and clean. Bookseller Inventory # 30563

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Title: An outcast of the islands.

Publisher: Printed for the members of The Limited Editions Club, Avon, CT

Publication Date: 1975

Binding: Hardcover

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