JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922
JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922
JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922
JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922
JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922
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Property of a German Collector

JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP

Property of a German Collector

JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922

Estimate: 7,000 - 10,000 GBP

Lot sold:9,450GBP
(2 bids, reserve met)

Description

Property of a German Collector

JOYCE, JAMES


PARIS: SHAKESPEARE & COMPANY, 1922


4to, FIRST EDITION, NO. 762  OF 750 COPIES ON HANDMADE PAPER, original blue paper wrappers bound in, light spotting, spine splitting


THE EARLIEST ISSUE OF ARGUABLY THE MOST IMPORTANT AND INFLUENTIAL NOVEL OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. The total edition was limited to 1,000 copies of which 100 were numbered and signed on Dutch handmade paper, 150 numbered and printed on vergé d’Arches and another 750 were merely numbered. The official date of publication for Ulysses was Joyce's birthday, 2 February 1922, but difficulties with the cover meant that in fact only two copies, both from the 1/750 issue, were actually ready that day. No further copies of any issue of Ulysses appeared from Darantière until 9 February (when a further batch of the 1/750 arrived), followed by the first copies of the 1/100 on 13 February, and the 1/50 series on 4 March. It is now thought that this reflects the order in which Ulysses was actually printed.

This copy is recorded in Sylvia Beach's Ulysses notebook with Morgan T. Howells subscribing on 14 March (see Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, James Joyce - Books & Manuscripts, New York, 1996, p. 130).


LITERATURE:

Slocum & Cahoon A17


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JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922
Property of a German Collector
JOYCE | Ulysses, no.762/750 copies, 1922
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