Tales of Hearsay, by Joseph Conrad. Contains 4 short stories: The Warrior's Soul, Prince Roman, The Tale and The Black Mate. First UK Edition. Published by T Fisher Unwin in 1925.
Hardback book. Comes with the original pre-publication leaflet, newspaper cuttings, mainly Conrad's obituaries from 1924, and one centenary article from 1957. 288 pages approx. Weight 470g.
Condition: Old book, around a century old, and in good readable condition, though not perfect. Pages are generally clean and tidy. Previous owner's name pencilled at the front. Endpapers are discoloured, apparently from having been stored with the newpaper clippings tucked inside. Hard covers are worn and scuffed along the edges. Dust jacket is discoloured and a bit tatty. It has been mended with tape, as shown, and there are small pieces missing from the edges of the dust jacket.