'Infinite thanks for the honour [dedication] and for the book ["The House of Many Mirrors"]. The copy having reached me two days ago I delayed writing till I had read those pages you have been so good to dedicate to me.'
Hence follow ten lines of praise written in a mixture of French and English.
Between 5 Jun 1915 and 7 Jun 1915
city: Orlestone nr. Ashford county: Kent specific address: Capel House
The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 5, 1912-1916
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Letter from Joseph Conrad to Violet Hunt 7 June 1915, Capel House.
Joseph Conrad, Karl Frederick R. and Laurence Davies (ed.), The Collected Letters of Joseph Conrad Volume 5, 1912-1916 (Cambridge, 1996), 5, p. 480, http://www.open.ac.uk/Arts/reading/recorddetails2.php?id=27679, accessed: 25 May 2013
According to the Hodgson sale catalogue (1925) of Conrad's library after his death, this book is dedicated to Conrad 'for the good you have done me'.
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