Tales of Hearsay - Joseph Conrad 1925 - T. Fisher Unwin Ltd, London - First Edition A posthumous collection of four stories - The Warrior's Soul; Prince Roman; The Tale; and The Black Mate.   The Warrior's Soul - Set during the time of Waterloo and Napoleon’s Russian campaign.
Prince Roman - Based on the life of Polish aristocrat Prince Roman Stanisław Sanguszko [1800-81], who fought in both the Russian and Polish army.
The Tale - Conrad’s only story about World War I.
The Black Mate - Narrates the relationship between the ‘Black Mate’ Winston Bunter and the Saphire’s Captain Johns, begining with the boat loading supplies in London through to heavy storms of the Cape, and Bunter’s return to England.

References: Wise
A Conrad Bibliography 54. Bleiler Checklist of Fantastic Literature 120.
pp. 288.
  Condition: Near fine, offsetting to endpapers, moderate foxing to edge,s in very good jacket, light soiling, chipping to spine ends and wear to corners.   Ref: 106191   Price: HK$ 2,400