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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by JAMES JOYCE - Hardcover - 3rd Edition - 1921 - from Clearwater Books (SKU: SPE90234)

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

by JAMES JOYCE

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  • Hardcover
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About This Item

The Egoist Press, London, 1921. The second US edition (and the third overall). 8vo. 299pp. Green cloth with faded gilt lettering to the spine, and blind lettering to the upper board with a double blind border. Backstrip darkened and cloth just a little marked and rubbed in places. Some quite light wear to the spine ends. The top edge a little dust soiled and with just a touch of spotting to the free endpapers. Former owner name pencilled to the front free endpaper. A very good copy of Joyce's first novel. No dust wrapper.. 3rd Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/No Jacket.

Synopsis

Joyce's A Portait of the Artist as a Young Man is a semi-autobiographical work. It tells of the intellectual, religious, and philosophical awakening of the main character, Stephen Dedalus as he rebels against the conventions in which he has been raised and leaves home to pursue his artistic ambition.

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Bookseller
Clearwater Books GB (GB)
Bookseller Inventory #
SPE90234
Title
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Author
JAMES JOYCE
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
3rd Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Egoist Press, London
Date published
1921

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About Clearwater Books

Clearwater Books specialises in Henry Williamson, T.E.Lawrence, Great War, Modern First Editions and Art & Illustrated books.Visit our website at www.clearwaterbooks.co.uk

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gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
Cloth
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soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
jacket
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