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Joyce, James
ULYSSES. PARIS: SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY, 1922
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 143,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
68
Joyce, James
ULYSSES. PARIS: SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY, 1922
Estimate
100,000150,000
LOT SOLD. 143,000 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Joyce, James
ULYSSES. PARIS: SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY, 1922
4to (239 x 189mm.), FIRST EDITION, number 541 of 750 numbered copies on handmade paper, PRESENTATION COPY INSCRIBED BY JOYCE TO DAVID AND ESTHER KARSNER ("To David and Esther Karsner | James Joyce | Paris 26.iii.924") on front endpaper, original Greek blue wrappers lettered in white, collector's blue cloth case and quarter blue morocco slipcase, slight splits to joints
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Provenance

The Karsners, authorial presentation; sale, Swann Galleries, 20 April 2006, lot 37

Literature

Slocum & Cahoon A17

Catalogue Note

INSCRIBED PRESENTATION COPY OF ARGUABLY THE GREATEST NOVEL OF THE CENTURY, IN LOVELY, UNRESTORED CONDITION. 

David Karsner was a writer for the New York Call, and authored biographies of Eugene V. Debs and Sherwood Anderson as well as novels on historical American labour and political events.

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