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James Joyce
Paris: The Egoist Press, 1922. A beautiful copy of the first edition in blue leather binding (see pictures), a special rarity, and a numbered copy (397)John Rodker, Paris, 1922. Leather. Condition: VG++ First Edition Thus. Published for The Egoist Press, London by John Rodker, Paris. The limitation page which follows the copyright page states, "THIS EDITION IS LIMITED TO 2000 COPIES ON HANDMADE PAPER NUMBERED FROM 1 TO 2000. No. 397" Verso of limitation page states, " First published by Shakespeare and Company, Paris: February 1922. Published by the Egoist Press, LondonNotable editions include:The first edition published in Paris on 2 February 1922 (Joyce's 40th birthday) by Sylvia Beach at Shakespeare and Company, 1000 numbered copies printed by Darantiere in Dijon consisting of 100 signed copies on Dutch handmade paper, 150 numbered copies on vergé d'Arches paper, and 750 copies on handmade paper, plus an extra 20 unnumbered copies on mixed paper for libraries and press.the first English edition published by Harriet Shaw Weaver's Egoist Press, London, in October 1922. For legal reasons the book was printed on behalf of Egoist Press by John Rodker, Paris, using the same printer, Darantiere, and plates as the first Paris edition. This edition consisted of 2000 numbered copies on handmade paper for sale plus 100 unnumbered copies for the press, publicity, and legal deposit libraries. A seven-page errata list compiled by Joyce, Weaver, and Rodker was loosely inserted and contained 201 corrections. Approximately 500 copies were burned by the New York Post Office Authorities as … [Click Below for Full Description]
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