This masterpiece of political fiction is one of Joseph Conrad's most important late novels. Joseph Conrad's last overtly political novel, "Under ...Show synopsisThis masterpiece of political fiction is one of Joseph Conrad's most important late novels. Joseph Conrad's last overtly political novel, "Under Western Eyes" is considered to be one of his greatest works. Set in pre-Revolutionary Russia, the novel tells the story of a young student involuntarily involved in an assassination and explores themes of terrorism, surveillance, and the suffering of ordinary people caught up in political strife. The introduction and appendices to this edition provide context for Conrad's own political views, as well as material on contemporary Eastern European anarchism and terrorism. This is the only edition with appendices.Hide synopsis
Description:Fair. Front cover cut. Book is well read but remains a good...Fair. Front cover cut. Book is well read but remains a good reading copy with all of the pages and binding intact. The spine has bends and the cover has wear from reading including rubbing and bends. May have writing or highlighting. Quick response.
Description:Fair. No dustjacket, former library book, but in excellent...Fair. No dustjacket, former library book, but in excellent condition otherwise, clean, fresh book. Only markings are those left by library. MendoPower Employment Services carefully packs each book in high-quality bubble lined, envelopes. We appreciate your business and welcome any questions. MendoPower Employment Services will immediately and carefully pack this book in high-quality bubble lined, envelopes. Then we send you a confirmation e-mail. We appreciate your business and welcome any questions.
Description:Very good. Doubleday, Doran & Co., New York, NY, 1938. 1st Ed...Very good. Doubleday, Doran & Co., New York, NY, 1938. 1st Ed(AsSuch), VG-, Hard Cover, Size=5.5"x8.", 382pgs. Black cloth, gold spine lettering and embossed front cover and spine designs. Spine cloth and lettering dull, endpaper hinges browned, pastedown endpapers and page ends lightly browned, 1/16" cover tear at front fore-edge, o.w. clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates, tears, chips, etc. Text bright and in Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Description:Fair. No Dustjacket. 1920. 320 pages. No dust jacket. Orange...Fair. No Dustjacket. 1920. 320 pages. No dust jacket. Orange cloth with black titling. Heavy tanning to pages and text block. Boards have moderate edge wear with corner bumping and scuffing to spine, slight splitting to sides with fraying.
Description:Very good. Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1911. 1st Ed(AsSuch),...Very good. Bernhard Tauchnitz, Leipzig, 1911. 1st Ed(AsSuch), VG, Paperback, Size=4.5x6.5", 392pgs. Paperback. Spine & pages slightly age toned, o.w. clean & tight. NO ink names, bookplates etc. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Description:Fair. No Dustjacket. 1929. Fourteenth Edition. 320 pages. No...Fair. No Dustjacket. 1929. Fourteenth Edition. 320 pages. No dust jacket. Green cloth hardcover, with titling on front and spine. Lightly tanned pages and firm binding with fair tanning on fore-edge and end papers. Neat inscription on ffep. Boards are fair, light bumping on corners and spine ends, with light sunning on spine.
Description:1911, 1st Edition. () Near fine. 378pp. 12mo with blue cloth...1911, 1st Edition. () Near fine. 378pp. 12mo with blue cloth boards and gilt lettering on front and spine, and gilt decoration on spine. Board corners slightly bumped and slight bit of wear on top and bottom of spine. Reputed to dislike Dostoyevsky, this novel was seen as Conrad's cynical response to the revolutionary themes found in Crime and Punishment. Pseudonym of Teodor Josef Konrad Korzeniowski.
Publisher: Garden City, NY and Toronto: Doubleday, Page & Company
Description:Octavo. Original blue limp morocco, titles and ship design to...Octavo. Original blue limp morocco, titles and ship design to spine and upper cover gilt, pictorial endpapers, top edge gilt. With the dust jacket. An excellent copy in the price-clipped dust jacket with a chip from the head of the spine panel affecting the spine titles and a smaller one form the tail. The Deep Sea edition. Inscribed by Conrad on the front free endpaper, "D. W. R. from J. C.". The recipient, Douglas Whitehead Reed (1883–1930) qualified as a radiologist and surgeon in 1909. He was both senior surgeon at the Kent and Canterbury Hospital and St. George's House, a nursing home in Canterbury. During the early 1920s he attended to the problems with Jessie Conrad's leg. Under Western Eyes was originally published in 1911. From the library of Conrad collector Stanley J. Seeger, with his bookplate on the verso of the front free endpaper.
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