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JAMES JOYCE TRUE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 1929 Very Good
ULYSSES by JAMES JOYCE TRUE FIRST AMERICAN EDITION, 1929 Very Good
1929. Please see Description Below. For your consideration is a very good First American Edition of ULYSSES by JAMES JOYCE. The book states it was "Published in 1927 by SYLVIA BEACH's Shakespeare and Company, Paris, 1927" when it was actually produced by Samuel and Max Roth, New York, 1929 hence the First American Edition. This First American Edition of Ulysses, an unauthorized edition based on the 1927 Shakespeare and Company printing is identifiable by various typographical errors, including "Jonathan Cape" rather than "Jonathan Cape" on p.[2], and inverted text in the third to the last line on p.323 (See Photo 11). This first American printing of James Joyce's 1922 novel Ulysses was produced by Samuel and Max Roth during the time Joyce's work was censored in the United States and other countries outside of France. In 1929, Roth printed between 2000 and 3000 copies of Ulysses from the 1927 authorized edition published by Shakespeare and Company. The majority of Roth's pirated work was seized by the Society of Suspension of Vice, making existing copies of this printing difficult to locate. Roth's printing showed little concern for the literary merits of Ulysses and included numerous instances of corrupt text, proving the copy was unedited and did not mirror the 1927 Shakespeare and Company edition on which it was based. Adding further to the publishing history of Ulysses, this 1929 Roth printing was mistakenly used by Random House to publish the first authorized edition of Ulysses in 1934 when the United States censorship ban was lifted. The book consists of 735 pages with … [Click Below for Full Description]
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