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Tales Told of Shem and Shaun Three Fragments from Work in Progress by  James Joyce - First edition - 1929 - from Royoung bookseller, Inc. (SKU: 22621)

Tales Told of Shem and Shaun Three Fragments from Work in Progress

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Tales Told of Shem and Shaun Three Fragments from Work in Progress

by Joyce, James

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  • hardcover
  • First
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Orig. printed stiff wrappers. Fine in original glassine nicked with some minor loss
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Paris: Black Sun Press, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Orig. printed stiff wrappers. Fine in original glassine nicked with some minor loss. Brancusi, Constantin. 55 pages. 21 x 17 cm. Limited edition, copy 325 of 500 on Holland Van Gelder Zonen. Preface by C.K. Ogden. Portrait of the author by C. Brancusi. Title printed in red and black: The three fragments are entitled; "The Mookse and the Gripes. The Muddest Thick That Was Ever Heard Dump. The Ondt and the Gracehoper." Binding by Andrea Kohler. The three fragments comprise pp. 152-159, 282-304 and 414-419 respectively of "Finnegans Wake." The image by Brancusi is a graphic work. THE ARTIST & THE BOOK 1860-1960," notes: "A portrait as abstract as the author's text." This was one of the last books printed at the Black Sun Press. Crosby committed suicide in December, 1929. Slocum and Cahoon A36. Kohler binding in fine red velvet and gold framed slipcase housed in fine black leather spine folding box lettered in red and black.

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Bookseller
Royoung bookseller, Inc. US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
22621
Title
Tales Told of Shem and Shaun Three Fragments from Work in Progress
Author
Joyce, James
Illustrator
Brancusi, Constantin
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Orig. printed stiff wrappers. Fine in original glassine nicked with some minor loss
Quantity available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Black Sun Press
Place of Publication
Paris
Date published
1929
Keywords
Private Press
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