*Our shops are open!*
Dover Street: 10am – 6pm, Monday to Saturday
Fulham Road: by appointment, 10am – 6pm, Monday to Saturday
Click for more information about safety measures in store.

JOYCE, James.

Ulysses.

Paris, Shakespeare & Co., 1922 Stock Code: 130581
£22,500.00

One of 150 large paper copies

Reserve Ask us a question

Notes

First edition, first printing, number 228 of 150 large paper copies numbered between 101 and 250. With its generous margins, this large paper format is the most aesthetically pleasing of the three issues in which Ulysses was published.
In imitation of the traditional French manner aimed at both connoisseurs and readers, 100 copies were printed on Dutch handmade paper and signed by Joyce; 150 copies were printed on heavier vergé d'Arches to create this large paper format; and the remaining 750 copies formed a small format trade issue, printed on less expensive vergé à barbes stock.

Confused? Read our glossary

Description

Quarto in eights (256 x 200 mm). Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in greenish blue morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, twin rule to boards gilt, Greek key to turn-ins gilt, japan vellum doublures, original wrappers bound in at front and back, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Housed in a matching leather entry slipcase.

Condition

Mild partial toning and offsetting to original binder's blanks, an excellent copy in a fine binding.

DELIVERY

With the exception of framed items*, Peter Harrington offers free delivery on all UK orders of rare books, maps and prints placed through this website. Delivery to USA and the rest of the world is similarly free for orders over £200.

View Full Delivery Details

 

ABOUT US

Established in 1969, Peter Harrington is one of the leading rare book firms in the world. It is a proud member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association – along with ILAB, the PBFA and Lapada – and from shops in Mayfair and Chelsea, London, sells rare books, prints and ephemera to customers across the world.

Email: mail@peterharrington.co.uk

Tel: +44 (0)20 7591 0220


ABA Antiquarian Bookseller Association ILAB International League of Antiquarian Booksellers LAPADA The Association of Art and Anatique Dealers PBFA Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association

Our Guarantee Page

Ask us a question

DO YOU HAVE A BOOK TO SELL?
OR
CAN’T FIND THE BOOK YOU’RE LOOKING FOR?

Contact us with details of the book you are interested in or selling and we will contact you

Sell Old Books Help me find a book