First-edition Ulysses leads rare books sale

9th June, 2019
James Joyce: rare copy of Ulysses now on the market

An exceedingly rare copy of the most influential literary work of the 20th-century leads Fonsie Mealy's sale next week. This first 1922 edition of Ulysses, published by Shakespeare & Company is number 30 of 100 copies signed by Joyce from the full edition of 1,000.

Printed on Dutch handmade paper and in its original wrappers, it has been finely bound by Buddenbrooks of Boston in full patinated black Morocco. There is very slight staining on one page, a green...

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