Ulysses. Presentation Copy From Sylvia Beach (1928)
Author: James Joyce
Book ID: 67554
Ulysses. Paris: Shakespeare and Co., 1928. Tenth Printing. Pp, 735. Bound in contemporary quarter morocco, cloth boards, raised bands to spine, title lettered in gilt to second compartment & at tail. Original Greek blue paper wrapper printed in white, bound-in at front. Light age-toning to page margins, but overall a nice bright copy. Housed in collectors’ solander box.
Presentation copy from the Publisher, with visiting card inserted in the volume: Miss Sylvia Beach, 12, rue de l’Odéon, Paris Vie, inscribed on reverse in her hand: ‘For dear Sara with Sylvia’s love and greeting,’
Also with a original photograph (13 x 10.5cm) of Sylvia Beach is three-quarter view, hatted, leafing through a copy of the literary periodical Irish writing, No. 1.
A nice association copy with a direct connection to the publisher of James Joyce’s masterpiece, Sylvia Beach.
This was the penultimate edition of Ulysses published by Sylvia Beach at Shakespeare and Company between February 2nd, 1922 and May 1930.