Our Exagmination Round Work in Progress (1929)
Book ID: 65989
Our Exagmination Round his Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress. By Samuel Beckett, Marcel Brion, Thomas McGreevy, John Rodker, and Others. With Letter of Protest by G.V.L. Slingsby and Vladimir Dixon. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1929. First Edition. Pp, 194, uncut & unopened. Neat ownership name to front free endpaper, a very good copy of this fragile publication. Housed in custom-made slipcase.
This early critique of Joyce’s final work was published some ten years prior to the publication of the finished novel, ‘Finnegans Wake.’
Part of the incentive to publish was apparently to raise funds for the perennially impecunious Joyce.
This was Beckett’s first authorship in book form.