The Secret Agent. A Drama in Three Acts.

  • Conrad, Joseph
  • London: Privately Printed for Subscribers Only by T. Werner Laurie Ltd. 1923




NO. 6 OF 1,000 COPIES SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY THE PUBLISHER, 8vo, pp. [x], 185, [1] + frontispiece. Untrimmed in original quarter parchment, grey-blue boards, printed paper label to spine, dustjacket matching the boards also with printed paper label to spine panel, spare label tipped in at rear. A little soiling to limitation leaf. Spine ends gently bumped, dustjacket spine panel browned and a little worn at ends. Limitation statement signed by the author, an initial blank inscribed by the publisher in pencil ‘To my friend P.A. Keppie / T. Werner Laurie / May 11th 1923’.


An early copy of this limited edition, presented by the publisher, Thomas Werner Laurie, to a Scottish friend (Laurie was Scottish on his father's side).

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