Ulysses. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, 1936. First edition printed and published in England. Of a total edition of 1000 numbered copies, this is Number 40 of 100 copies on mould-made paper, Signed by James Joyce. The striking binding design is by Eric Gill. Bound in full vellum with Homeric Bow in gilt on upper and lower covers, titled in gilt on spine. Housed in custom-made slipcase.The appearance of this edition marked the official acceptance of the novel in Britain. The text of this edition is based on that of the Olympia Press edition, revised by Stuart Gilbert to Joyce's instructions (Slocum A20). This edition includes two appendices bringing together the material from the 1934 Random House edition relating to the lifting of the ban on the book in the United States; the text of the injunction granted in favour of Joyce against the publisher Samuel Roth; the text of the 'International Protest' against Roth's unauthorised serialisation of Ulysses, with a full list of the signatories (including Virginia Woolf, T.S. Eliot and Ernest Hemingway); and a bibliography of Joyce's works. [Slocum & Cahoon A23].