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Joyce, James

Ulysses. London: Western Printing Services Ltd. for John Lane The Bodley Head, 1936

Large 8vo (10 1/8 x 7 1/2 in.; 257 x 190 mm.), unopened. Title printed in blue and black, music in text. Publisher's vellum gilt by The Leighton Straker Bookbinding Co., gilt-lettered spine, gold-stamped bow design after Eric Gill, t.e.g., other edges uncut, in publisher's decorated paper slipcase, in a red half-morocco box.


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Literature

Slocum & Cahoon A23

Catalogue Note

First english edition, this is no. 6 of 100 copies on mould-made paper, signed by joyce.

The edition was limited to 1000 copies, and was based on the second impression of the Odyssey Press edition (1933) with the addition of  appendices: "International Protest" and "Injunction against Samuel Roth", a letter from Joyce to Bennet Cerf with other materials on the court case which lifted the ban on publication, and Pertzhoff's "Bibliography."

Fine Books and Manuscripts Including A Private Collection of Historical Hawaiiana

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New York