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Ulysses.

Ulysses.

by Joyce, James

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Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. Ulysses was published in Paris by Shakespeare & Company, 1922. It was a struggle for the author to find a publisher, a comic irony considering that Ulysses is "[u]niversally hailed as the most influential work of modern times" (Grolier Joyce 69). Ulysses was an immediate success. The first printing sold out, and "within a year Joyce had become a well-known literary figure. Ulysses was explosive in its impact on the literary world of 1922" (de Grazia, 27). Even so, the book faced difficulties in global reception. It was banned in the U.K. and was prosecuted for the obscenity in the Nausicaa episode (Ellmann, 1982). Joyce's inspiration for the novel began as a young boy reading Charles Lamb's Adventures of Ulysses and writing an essay entitled "My Favorite Hero" after being impressed by the wholeness of the character (Goreman, 1939). The idea for the novel grew from a story in Dubliners in 1906, which Joyce expanded into a short book in 1907, before… Read more
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Ulysses.

Ulysses.

by Joyce, James

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Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First edition of Joyce's masterpiece, one of 750 numbered copies printed on handmade paper from a total edition of 1000 copies, this is number number 276. Thick quarto, original blue and white wrappers. In near fine condition, square and tight with a touch of rubbing to the crown and foot of the spine. Housed in a custom slipcase. An exceptional example. Ulysses was published in Paris by Shakespeare & Company, 1922. It was a struggle for the author to find a publisher, a comic irony considering that Ulysses is "[u]niversally hailed as the most influential work of modern times" (Grolier Joyce 69). Ulysses was an immediate success. The first printing sold out, and "within a year Joyce had become a well-known literary figure. Ulysses was explosive in its impact on the literary world of 1922" (de Grazia, 27). Even so, the book faced difficulties in global reception. It was banned in the U.K. and was prosecuted for the obscenity in the Nausicaa episode (Ellmann,… Read more
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Ulysses

by JOYCE, JAMES

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Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1922. First Edition; one of 750 numbered copies (this is no. 843; the special issues of 100 and 150 were also numbered). Original publisher’s wrappers. Minor rubbing and soiling of the wrappers; a little short of fine, but an excellent, unrestored copy. Never having read this effusively praised and influential book, this cataloguer will refrain from plagiarizing those who are actually familiar with it. In a custom clamshell box.
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ULYSSES

ULYSSES

by Joyce James

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London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1936. First authorized English edition; one of 100 copies signed by Joyce (of a total edition of 1000) printed on mould-made paper bound in vellum. 8vo, luxuriously bound in a beautiful designed binding by Eric Gill of full vellum with his gilt decorations of a bow on the upper cover, and a gilt titled spine, t.e.g. Housed in the original publishers patterned boards slipcase. 766 pp. A very fine copy. One of the most handsome we have seen. VERY IMPORTANT LITERARY FIRST. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. This an extremely impressive copy of the first authorized English edition, signed by Joyce. IT IS ALSO THE FIRST EDITION of ULYSSES PRINTED IN GREAT BRITAIN. The superb binding executed In full vellum has been especially designed for this great book. DESIGNS FOR THE BINDING, EXECUTED IN GILT WERE DESIGNED BY ERIC GILL. The typeface is extremely attractive and very readable, the printing on fine paper makes the book unusually handsome and presents what… Read more
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Ulysses

by JOYCE, JAMES

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First edition
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Paris: Shakespeare and Co, 1922. First edition. Original wrappers. Very Good. FIRST EDITION IN UNRESTORED ORIGINAL WRAPPERS. Number 349 of 750 printed on handmade paper (out of a total edition of 1000). Paris: Shakespeare and Co., 1922. Quarto, original blue-green wrappers, early custom half-leather box. Wrappers with light rubbing to edges, wear to spine with approximately one-inch chip below first spine band, very mild crease to about first 30 leaves; front wrapper holding, but very tender at joint. Some wear to slipcase. A very good copy of what is generally considered the most influential novel of the twentieth-century; rare in unrestored original wrappers.
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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first
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Paris: Shakespeare and Co, 1922. first. softcover. very good. Small quarto. Original blue wrappers, titles to upper wrapper in white. In a blue quarter morocco case. Very good condition with a chip at the ipper left corner of the front panel of the dj. From a total edition of 1000 copies, this is one of the last 750 on handmade paper. Some pages uncut at top.
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ULYSSES

ULYSSES

by JOYCE, James

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second hand - Minor browning to the gutters, contents clean. Spine gilt dull but quite bright on the front cover, minor rubbing to extremities
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First Illustrated Edition
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Hardcover
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1935. First Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. Minor browning to the gutters, contents clean. Spine gilt dull but quite bright on the front cover, minor rubbing to extremities. Near Fine in a complete but broken slipcase. Full brown buckram with a gold embossed design on the front cover and repeated on the spine. Large square octavo, 9" x 11-1/2", with 420 pages. Introduction by Stuart Gilbert and illustrations by Henri Matisse including twenty reproductions of drawings and SIX ORIGINAL ETCHINGS printed by hand, being the earliest and one of the few instances by Matisse to represent physical agony and violence. The lithographic reproductions of preliminary drawings printed on blue and yellow paper provide an interesting glimpse into Matisse's artistic process. Copy #924 of 1500 SIGNED in pencil by the artist. In addition this is one of about only 250 copies SIGNED in ink by the author as well. Uncommon Monthly Letter, which discusses this publication and addresses the… Read more
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Ulysses

by JOYCE, James

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second hand - near fine
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First
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Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1922. First. hardcover. near fine. Thick large 8vo, rebound in blue cloth with leather spine label, original blue wrappers bound in. Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1922. First edition. From a total printing of 1000, this is no. 331 of 750 copies on handmade paper.<br/> <br/> Small ownership signature on blank flyleaf. A clean, solid copy preserved in a blue morocco slipcase.<br/> <br/>
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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First Edition
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Portland, Oregon
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Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1922. First Edition. Near Fine. First trade edition, first printing. One of 750 numbered copies from an edition of 1,000 total copies, this being number 909. Finely bound in full dark blue morocco decorated in gilt, with inner dentelles, top edge gilt; bound without first two and final blank leaves. Toning to pages. Repairs to gutter and fore edge margin of half-title page, three preliminary pages; chip to edge of last two pages, the second of which has been repaired. A beautiful copy of Joyce's stream-of-conscious masterpiece, which is considered one of the most important works of modernist literature and beyond.
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ULYSSES

by JOYCE, JAMES

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FIRST AMERICAN
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Hardcover
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BURLINGTON, Wisconsin
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PARIS: SHAKESPEARE AND COMPANY. NEAR FINE. PUB 1929 (1927). FIRST AMERICAN. SLOCUM/CAHOON #19 /This is a pirated edition that used the legitimate 9th Shakespeare printing of May 1927 / . This is the true First American Edition (unauthorized) of 1929. This pirated edition of the 9th Shakespeare And Company ULYSSES was printed by Adolph & Rudolph Loewinger, 230 West 17th St., New York for Samuel and Max Roth. Of the 2000 -3000 copies printed, many copies of this piracy were seized by "The Society for the Suppression of Vice" on October 5, 1929. One of these pirated copies, sent by Joyce to Bennett A. Cerf of Random House was used in setting up the first authorized American Edition of "ULYSSES". Blue cloth covered boards with "ULYSSES / JOYCE" in gilt on spine. The blue printed wrapped (sans flaps as called for by Slocum.) book was bound into this case binding only loosing the original unprinted spine of the wraps. A beautiful clean and tight copy. .
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ULYSSES

ULYSSES

by Joyce James

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Hardcover
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London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1936. First Edition, English Issuance, First Authorized English edition, one of 900 copies only, printed on special Japon vellum papers, probably the most beautiful First Edition of ULYSSES ever printed. Tall, thick, royal 8vo, publisher’s original full green polished linen buckram with the gilt lettering and pictorial decoration of the gilt bow designed by Eric Gill on the upper cover and spine, housed in the rare printed dustjacket lettered in black on the upper cover and on the spine and decorated with the bow in red on the spine panel. [xvi], 766 pp. A well preserved copy, the covers of the green cloth in bright and beautiful condition without any of the fading typical to the book, the back just a bit mellowed at the tips, the dustjacket with the price still intact and showing some light aging and some evidence of use or handling, but whole and without major defects or substantial wear, some tidying up to the verso. A pleasing survival with all… Read more
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Ulysses.

Ulysses.

by Joyce, James and Henri Matisse

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1935. One of the most arresting collaborations in 20th-century literature. "It was a great idea to bring them together; celebrities of the same generation, of similar virtuosity" (Wheeler, 15). The 26 beautiful full-page illustrations by Matisse accompany the text of Joyce's Ulysses, including six soft-ground etchings with reproductions of the sketches on blue and yellow paper. "One of the very few American livres de peintres issued before World War II. According to George Macy [this work's designer], who undertook this only American publication of Matisse's illustrations, he asked the artist how many etchings the latter could provide for $5000. The artist chose to take six subjects from Homer's Odyssey. The preparatory drawings reproduced with the soft-ground etchings (Matisse's only use of this medium) record the evolution of the figures from vigorous sketches to closely knit compositions" (Artist and the Book 197).
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Ulysses. With an Introduction by Stuart Gilbert
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Ulysses. With an Introduction by Stuart Gilbert

by Joyce, James

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second hand - Original brown cloth, spine and upper board blocked in gilt. Fine in repaired slipcase
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First edition thus, 979 of 1500 copies, signed by MATISSE
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New York, New York
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1935. First edition thus, 979 of 1500 copies, signed by MATISSE. Illustrated With 6 original soft-ground etchings and 20 reproductions of preliminary drawings by Henri Matisse. xvi, [ii], 735 pp. 1 vols. 4to. Original brown cloth, spine and upper board blocked in gilt. Fine in repaired slipcase. Matisse, Henri. First edition thus, 979 of 1500 copies, signed by MATISSE. Illustrated With 6 original soft-ground etchings and 20 reproductions of preliminary drawings by Henri Matisse. xvi, [ii], 735 pp. 1 vols. 4to. With six soft ground etchings by Matisse created for this edition, with reproductions of his preliminary drawings. One of the finest productions of the Limited Editions Club. Slocum & Cahoon A22; Quarto-Millenary 71; Garvey 197; Duthuit 235; The American Livre de Peintre 32; The Artist and The Book 197
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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second hand - Near Fine
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First Thus
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Hardcover
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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1935 Introduction by Stuart Gilbert. Illustrated by Henri Matisse. First edition thus, number 418 of 1500 copies signed by Matisse. Illustrated with six original soft-ground etchings and 20 reproductions of preliminary drawings by Matisse. Quarto, 735 pp. Publisher's brown cloth, clock design by Leroy H. Appleton gilt stamped and embossed in bas-relief to front board, titles and decorations gilt stamped and embossed to spine, speckled top edge of text block; in publisher's cream slipcase, titles and decorations in brown to spine. Light spotting to text block fore edge, else fine; very good or better slipcase with some wear to edges and a bit of soiling to spine and edges. Overall, a gorgeous copy of a unique book, an important collaborative effort between Joyce and Matisse. Slocum & Cahoon A22.. Signed. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine. Illus. by Matisse, Henri.
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Ulysses.

by JOYCE, James.

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Hardcover
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London, United Kingdom
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London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1936. A man of genius makes no mistakes. His errors are volitional and are the portals of discovery First UK edition, first impression, limited issue, number 324 of 900 copies on japon vellum and bound in buckram, from a total edition of 1,000 copies. The Bodley Head Ulysses established the text for the succeeding 25 years.The famous legal judgement by John M. Woolsey lifting the ban in America on the publishing of the book is printed as an appendix, together with the International Letter of Protest (1927) against Samuel Roth's piracy of Ulysses, to which over 167 literary and intellectual figures put their names, including Wyndham Lewis, E. M. Forster, Albert Einstein, Ernest Hemingway, W. B. Yeats, D. H. Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, and T. S. Eliot.Ulysses, first published in Paris in 1922, is widely recognized as the key book of 20th-century English literature and is among the major works in the modernist canon. "Joyce, not to mince words, is Ireland's Shakespeare,… Read more
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Ulysses

by James Joyce

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Berkeley, California
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Egoist Press, 1922. Hard cover. Very good/No jacket. First British edition, number 1219 of only 2000 such to be made, 500 of which were confiscated by US customs. Printed from same plates as first Shakespeare and Co edition out of France. Quarter bound in leather, blue, with blue boards and gilt stamped spine. Aegean blue title page. Corners and edges lightly rubbed. Front board detaching slightly, but otherwise binding is tight. Clean inside other than slight discoloration on first blank page.
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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second hand - Very Good
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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Garrison, New York
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Paris: Shakespeare & Co.,. The 9th printing, printed from the wholly new and corrected setting of type prepared for the eighth edition. Original blue wrappers bound in 3/4 leather boards and green, tan and gilt paper. Green and tan designed end pages. Gilt title on spine. Gilt topstain. . Very Good. Hardcover. 1st Edition. 5th or later Printing. 1927.
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Ulysses.

by JOYCE, James.

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second hand - Very slight browning to extremities of spine; else a fresh bright copy in a price-clipped jacket with some light wear to its ext
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First edition printed in England; No. 847 of 900 copies on Japon
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Hardcover
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Rochester, New York
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London:: John Lane, The Bodley Head,, [1936].. First edition printed in England; No. 847 of 900 copies on Japon vellum. . publisher's green buckram stamped with Homeric bow in gold; in dust jacket.. Very slight browning to extremities of spine; else a fresh bright copy in a price-clipped jacket with some light wear to its extremities and some hand-soiling, particularly to the spine. Uncommon in dust jacket.. Small 4to,.
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James Joyce Ulysses Collection.

James Joyce Ulysses Collection.

by Joyce, James

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London and New York: Various publishers, 1932-1998. Collection of several editions of Joyce's masterpiece Ulysses. The collection is comprised of a first American edition of Ulysses [New York: Random House, 1934]; early printing of the Unlimited edition of Ulysses [London: The Bodley Head, 1949]; the Odyssey Press edition of Ulysses in two volumes [Hamburg: The Odyssey Press, 1932]; early printing of the New edition of Ulysses in a dust jacket [London: The Bodley Head, 1967]; facsimile edition of the first edition of Ulysses housed in a custom full buckram box [Shelton: The First Edition Library, n.d.]; facsimile edition of the second edition of Ulysses [London: The Folio Society, 1998]; a first American edition of Finnegans Wake [New York: The Viking Press, 1939]; and two others. Each volume is in near fine to fine condition. A unique set illustrating the evolution of this great literary work.
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Ulysses

by Joyce, James

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1st Edition
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Hardcover
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Random House, 1934. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Very Good. First authorized US edition, fine in a very good dust jacket, first issue jacket with artist's name on front. Housed in a custom-made collector's slipcase.
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