Our Exagmination Round his Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress. By Samuel Beckett, Marcel Brion, Thomas McGreevy, John Rodker, Etc. With Letter of Protest by G.V.L. Slingsby and Vladimir Dixon. Paris: Shakespeare & Co, 1929. First Edition. Pp, 194. Publisher's cream wrappers printed in black. A near fine copy of this delicate item.
This early critique of Joyce's final work 'Finnegans Wake,' was published some ten years prior to the publication of the finished novel. Part of the incentive to publish was apparently to raise funds for the perennially impecunious Joyce. This was Samuel Beckett's first authorship in book form.