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Dubliners

by JOYCE, JAMES

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  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

London: Grant Richards Ltd, 1914. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. Octavo. Pp. 278. Original maroon cloth with gilt cover and spine titles. Recased, new endpapers added. Overall very clean with only a sporadic bit of light pin-point spotting, and very light spotting to the edges, spinestrip a touch darkened, piece missing at the fore-edge of page 271/2 with some loss to text, otherwise a very clean, square copy of the first edition of 1,250 copies of which only 746 were bound up for London, the rest being sent to the New York publisher, and was not published there until a few years later.

Synopsis

Dubliners is a collection of 15 short stories by James Joyce, first published in 1914. The fifteen stories were meant to be a naturalistic depiction of the Irish middle class life in and around Dublin in the early years of the 20th century. The stories were written at the time when Irish nationalism was at its peak, and a search for a national identity and purpose was raging; at a crossroads of history and culture, Ireland was jolted by various converging ideas and influences.

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Bookseller
Karol Krysik Books, ABAC/ILAB, IOBA, PBFA CA (CA)
Bookseller Inventory #
38971
Title
Dubliners
Author
JOYCE, JAMES
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Grant Richards Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1914

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Karol Krysik Books, ABAC/ILAB, IOBA, PBFA

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About Karol Krysik Books, ABAC/ILAB, IOBA, PBFA

Interesting and unusual books and printed matter. Visual items, illustrated books, private press, mythology/folklore, modern first editions. Member of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of Canada (ABAC) and theIndependent Online Booksellers Association (IOBA)

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