First UK edition, first impression. From a total printing of 1,000 numbered copies, this is one of 900 on japon vellum. The Bodley Head Ulysses established the text for the succeeding 25 years and printed as appendices the International Letter of Protest against Samuel Roth’s piracy and the famous legal judgement by John M. Woolsey lifting the ban in America on the publishing of the book.
Crown octavo (260 x 195 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in green morocco, block design of the bow first designed by Eric Gill gilt to front board, raised bands, titles to spine gilt, gilt roll to turn ins, cream coloured endpapers, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. An excellent copy.
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