FIRST EDITION, WITH JAMES
is the most important contribution that has been made to fictional
literature in the twentieth century. It will immortalize its author with
the same certainty that Gargantua and Pantagruel immortalized Rabelais,
and The Brothers Karamazof's Dostoyevsky. It is likely that there is no
one writing English today that could parallel Joyce's feat..." -Joseph
Collins, The New York Time, 1922
FIRST EDITION, number 611 of 750 copies on handmade
paper, of the most celebrated novel of the 20th-century. INSCRIBED AND
SIGNED by Joyce on supplied bound-in sheet: "To Percy Beaumont
Wadsworth, James Joyce, Paris, 10 March 1924".
Shakespeare and Co., 1922. Quarto, modern blue morocco gilt. Light fold
marks to sheet with inscription, otherwise fine. A rare first edition
with Joyce signature, beautifully bound. $27,000.