James Joyce. His Life, His Work, His Influence (1949)
Book ID: 67552
James Joyce. Sa Vie Son Oeuvre Son Rayonnement (James Joyce. His Life, His Work, His Influence). Catalogue of the James Joyce exhibition at the Librairie La Hune in Paris, October and November 1949. Paris, La Hune, 1949. Illustrated. Publisher’s pictorial wrappers. Mild creasing to title page, otherwise a nice bright copy.
One of 1500 copies printed.
The catalogue of an exhibition at the Parisian bookshop in October and November of that year. Text in French, preface by B. Gheerbrant. Amongst the prefatory material are notes from Gide and Eliot – the latter in French and English aligning Joyce with Shakespeare in illustration of the assertion that ‘one of the greatest capacities of genius is the power of development’.
Listing 611 items including: manuscripts, photographs, letters, books, magazines, articles, facsimiles, drawings, Joyce’s objects, Joyce’s library, etc.