Ulysses

By Joyce, James

Ulysses is a modernist novel by James Joyce. It was first serialized in The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920 and later published by Shakespeare and Company in 1922. Originally, Joyce conceived of Ulysses as a short story to be included in Dubliners, but decided instead to publish it as a long novel, situated as a sort of sequel to A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, picking up Stephen Dedalus’s life over a year later. Ulysses takes place on a single day, June 16, 1904, in Dublin.

Within the massive text of 265,000 words (not so “short” anymore, eh?), divided in 18 episodes, Joyce radically shifts narrative style with each new episode, completely abandoning the previously accepted notions of plot, setting, and characters. The presentation of a fragmented reality through interior perception in Ulysses, often through stream-of-consciousness, is one of many reasons it is a paramount of Modernist literature. 

Ulysses presents a series of parellels with Homer’s epic poem Odyssey (Ulysses is the Latinized name of Odysseus.) Not only can correspondences be drawn between the main characters of each text — Stephen Dedalus to Telemachus, Leopold Bloom to Odysseus, and Molly Bloom to Penelope, but each of the 18 episodes of Ulysses reflects an adventure from the Odyssey.

 In 1998, the American publishing firm Modern Library ranked Ulysses first on its list of the 100 best English-language novels of the 20th century.

First Edition Identification and Notes

Unable to find a publisher in the U.S. or U.K., Ulysses was first published in book form by Shakespeare and Company in Paris in 1922. This first edition appeared in blue and white printed wrappers in an edition of only 1,000 copies which are among the most highly sought after modern first editions, commanding prices in the range of $40,000 - $75,000. A signed first edition could easily fetch over $100,000.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

There have been at least 18 editions and variations in different impressions of each edition, though some are certainly more notable than others. Harriet Weaver of the Egoist Press published the first “English edition” of Ulysses later in 1922. Following the publication of this edition, the text was banned and the novel forced underground. In 1933, Random House successfully applied to the US courts to overturn the ban and published its first American edition in January 1935. However, a pirated Roth edition was published in New York in 1929. Other notable editions include the first U.K. Edition, published by John Lane / the Bodley Head in London in 1936, the first U.S. Random House edition of 1935 and the Limited Editions Club edition of 1935 (with illustrations by Henry Matisse).

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1934
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The Limited Editions Club, 1935. Book. Illus. by Matisse, Henri. Near Fine. Hardcover. Signed by Illustrator(s). Limited/Numbered. In brown cloth. Edition limited to 1,500 copies. This is copy #661. Signed by Matisse. Light rubbing to cloth at corners. Front board bowed very slightly at top. No slipcase. .
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ULYSSES

by JOYCE, JAMES

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JOHN LUTSCHAK BOOKS
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PUB 1934
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FIRST EDITION
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NEW YORK NY: RANDOM HOUSE. VG+/VG. PUB 1934. FIRST EDITION. BOOK IS VERY NICE WITHOUT ANY MARKS TO THE BINDING OR THE TEXT BUTWITH THE SPINE LIGHTLY TANNED. D.J. IS LIGHTLY WORN AT THE CORNERS, CHIPWORN AT THE SPINE CORNERS, SHALLOW CHIPS TO THE SPINE HEEL SLIGHTLYAFFECTING THE PUBLISHER'S NAME, SPINE PANEL IS SOILED/TANED WITH A FEWEDGE TEARS, AND… Read more
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ULYSSES

by Joyce James

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Buddenbrooks, Inc.
Published
1926
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Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1926. The first printing of Ulysses to have the type entirely reset, work accomplished with Joyce’s participation, the 8th printing overall and one of the key Shakespeare and Company printings, very early and desirable. Small 4to, in a handsome contemporary binding of three-quarter dark-blue morocco over blue cloth boards, the spine… Read more
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Ulysses

by JOYCE, JAMES

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Contact Editions
Published
1924
Condition
VG
Edition
4th Printing
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Paris: Shakespeare & Co., 1924. Quarter brown leather over paper marbled boards with matching marbled endpapers. The 4th printing and the 2nd Shakespeare and Co printing. The original wraps which were white with blue lettering are bound in. This was the only printing done in this colour. 736 pp. Of the second and third printings of Ulysses by the Egoist… Read more
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ULYSSES [IN] TWO WORLDS MONTHLY - COMPLETE SERIAL

by Joyce, James

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Captain Ahab's Rare Books
Published
1926-1927
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New York: Two World Publishing Company, 1926-1927. Eleven octavo issues (24cm); printed wrappers; variously paged, with publication sequence as follows: Vol.1, Nos.1-4; Vol.2, Nos.1-4; Vol.3, Nos.1-3. All issues showing light overall wear, toning, and dustiness to wrappers, with occasional small nicks and tears to spine ends; wrappers on Vol.2, No.3, and Vol.3, No.1 re-glued at an early date; five… Read more
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Ulysses

by JOYCE, JAMES

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Contact Editions
Published
1936
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VG
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1st UK Limited Edition
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London: Bodley Head, 1936. Olive buckram gilt lettered on spine with gilt bow to front panel (by Eric Gill).Edition limited to 1000 copies of which this is number 361.This is first edition to be printed in England.Top edge gilt.Includes the one page prospectus for this edition. Advertised as the final and definitive edition Wear to the extremities. Spine faded. .… Read more
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Ulysses

by JOYCE, James

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Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA
Published
1922
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Very Good
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London: Egoist Press, 1922. Hardcover. Very Good. First English edition. Bound without wrappers in contemporary three-quarter black morocco and papercovered boards. Extremities rubbed and worn, half-title and title page a little smudged, still a nice and sound, very good copy that could use a little polishing. One of 2000 numbered copies. A nice copy of an increasingly scarce… Read more
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ULYSSES

by Joyce James

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Buddenbrooks, Inc.
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[1922], 2004
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[Paris], Tokyo: [Shakespeare and Company ], Yushodo/Inkpen Press, [1922], 2004. A very finely produced facsimile of the first edition of Ulysses, LIMITED to 120 copies. The facsimile is printed on fine paper by the Inkpen Press. Large thick 8vo [195 x 235 mm], beautifully hand-bound in full crushed blue morocco, the spine handsomely … Read more
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