1924 · London
by Conrad, Joseph and Ford Madox Hueffer
London: Duckworth & Co., 1924. First U.K. Edition, First Printing. Small 8vo (7 1/2 x 5 inches; 190 x 128 mm), 119,  pages, in publisher's red cloth, titles to spine, in an unclipped dust jacket.The final collaboration between Joseph Conrad and Ford Madox Hueffer (later Ford Madox Ford). The book features a series of love letters to a married woman. In the letters, the unnamed narrator confesses to misusing a client's funds and announces his plans to kill himself. But in the final letter [SPOILER ALERT] he discovers a way to save himself.The book was written in 1906 but not published until 1924, the year of Conrad's death.
CONDITION: Fading to board extremities, offsetting to the end papers, foxing to fore edge. The unclipped dust jacket has a few small chips and nicks as well as some darkening and staining to the spine. Overall, Very Good. (Inventory #: 2092)