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Ulysses [1st UK Trade Ed]

$2,250.00 inc GST

By James Joyce

First Edition widely available to the UK public of this controversial classic

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Description

  • Published in 1937 by John Lane/The Bodley Head
  • First UK trade edition*
  • Green cloth with the iconic bow design and titling in gilt; top edge dyed green with minor spotting and marking; FW Preece Booksellers sticker inside front cover; dustjacket clipped; browned on spine; edges bumped with some trivial loss to top of spine; in excellent condition overall and presenting beautifully
  • Includes appendices detailing judges rulings relating to banning sales of Ulysses in the US

*Ulysses was famously first printed at Shakespeare & Co bookstore in Paris in 1922. Joyce continued to refine the text and there were various printings [including copies destroyed during attempted importation into the US] but this edition represents the first time it was made widely available to the UK public.