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JOYCE, James.

Finnegans Wake.

London: Faber and Faber, 1939 Stock Code: 144110
£2,000.00
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First edition, first impression, of Joyce's final work, published simultaneously in the US. 3,400 copies of this edition were printed of which 950 were destroyed. Joyce's final work.

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Description

Octavo. Original red cloth, titles to spine in gilt, top edge yellow, others untrimmed. With dust jacket.

Condition

Spine ends bumped, the binding otherwise sharp, top edge faded, edges and first and last couple of leaves foxed, else internally clean and fresh. A near-fine copy in the bright jacket, a few small nicks and edge-splits to extremities, spine panel a touch toned, not price-clipped.

Bibliography

Slocum & Cahoon A47.

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