Dubliners. Handbound Edition. Little Oak Fine Bindings ( 2023)
Book ID: 66633
Dubliners. Special Edition Printed by Little Oak Fine Bindings ( 2023). Pp 206, all edges gilt. Bound in full goat skin leather with cork endpapers, spine hand gilt and tooled in genuine gold leaf. The image on the back is by JJ Clarke, and the hand writing is a facsimile of Joyce’s own. Housed in Portuguese cork boards solander box.
A fine example of the work from Little Oak Fine Bindings, each edition is unique and bound to the highest craftsmanship.
Fifteen short stories ‘written for the most part in a style of scrupulous meanness’ (Joyce to Richards, 5 May 1906), stand beside those of Chekhov and De Maupassant, and the final story, ‘The Dead’, is regularly cited as the greatest work of short fiction in English.