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Tales Told of Shem and Shaun. Three Fragments from Work in Progress, Joyce, James
1 Joyce, James Tales Told of Shem and Shaun. Three Fragments from Work in Progress
Paris The Black Sun Press 1929 1929 Signed Limited Edition Wraps Near Fine 8vo. 
Signed limited edition. First edition. This is one of 100 copies printed on Japanese vellum and signed by the author James Joyce on the half title. 55 pp. Publisher's original paper wrappers with opaque wrapper and later clear acetate wrapper. In a custom box with morocco spine over tan cloth with raised bands to the spine and gilt lettering. Internal wrap-around limp cloth casing. Front cover and backstrip printed in red and black. Title-page also printed in red and black. Bookplate to verso of ffep. Printed in hand-set Caslon in June 1929 for and under the direction of Harry and Caresse Crosby at their Black Sun Press in the Rue Cardinale, Paris. With a preface by C. K. Ogden. Portrait of the author by Brancusi. In Near Fine to Fine condition. 
Price: 8500.00 GBP
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