Joseph Conrad's Diary of His Journey Up the Valley of the Congo in 1890
London: Strangeways, Printers, 1926. First Edition. Hard Cover. Privately printed and limited to 100 copies. Green cloth cover with printed paper spine label. 35 deckle-edge pages with photo frontispiece of an actual diary page. Protective tissue present. Light wear. Minor sunning to spine; label chipped. Clean pages. Owned by famed book collector Waring Jones, whose signature (in ink) and edition annotation (in pencil) are on the front free endpaper. Very Good. Item #008154
This is the foundation of Conrad's masterpiece, The Heart of Darkness.
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