Item #5136 THE INHERITORS: AN EXTRAVAGANT STORY. Joseph Conrad, Ford Madox Hueffer.


New York: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1901. First Edition. Conrad's only foray into science fiction, a novel centered around a group of people from another, parallel world, who call themselves "Fourth Dimensionalists," whose task is to occupy the earth. Wise 8; cf.Keating 31; Bleiler, p.48; Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, Vol.1, p.57. Item #5136

Second Issue (first published issue), with the corrected dedication page reading "To Borys and Christina." Crown octavo (20cm); sandy yellow cloth, with titling and pictorial elements stamped in black and red on spine and front cover, and sky stamped in gilt; [viii],324pp. Light wear and darkening to extremities, sunning to spine, with mild rubbing to pictorial elements, and a faint sprinkling of foxing to covers and endpapers; previous owners name neatly rubber-stamped to lower front pastedown; Very Good+.

Price: $350.00