A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. Third English Edition (1921)
Book ID: 62905
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. London: Egoist Press, (1921). Third English Edition (This Edition Printed in America, 1921). Pp, 299. Publisher’s green cloth boards, title in blind to upper cover, lettered in gilt to spine. Covers lightly worn & soiled, damp stains to lower gutters of preliminary pages & rear page margins.
Although listed as the third edition, this is also the second English edition printed from the 1000 sets of US sheets, bought by Harriet Shaw Weaver, owner of the Egoist, from Huebsch the American publisher.
When the Egoist Press disposed of this title to Jonathan Cape in 1924, there were 130 copies of this edition left. In effect, only 870 copies of this edition bear the Egoist imprint. [Slocum 13].