Pomes Penyeach. Shakespeare and Company (1927)

Author: James Joyce

Book ID: 64871

Price: 695.00

Pomes Penyeach. Shakespeare and Company, Paris, 1927. First Edition. Publisher’s pale green paper, title printed in dark green. With errata slip tipped-in at end. Light browning to boards (as usual) & dust soiling to upper cover, contents in very good condition. A nice copy of this delicate item. Housed in custom made solander box.

First edition of Joyce’s second book of poems, preceded by ‘Chamber Music’ (1907)

Apparently Joyce chose the very pale green paper for the binding of this little book in honour of his favourite apple, the Carville, but unfortunately the paper tans in response to the briefest exposure to light. [Slocum & Cahoon A24].

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