JOYCE (JAMES) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, FIRST EDITION OF JOYCE'S FIRST NOVEL, THE ENGLISH ISSUE, ONE OF 750 COPIES, [1916]
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JOYCE (JAMES) A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, FIRST EDITION OF JOYCE'S FIRST NOVEL, THE ENGLISH ISSUE, ONE OF 750 COPIES, [1916]
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JOYCE (JAMES)
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, first edition, English issue from American sheets, ownership signature of A.L. Dakyns on front free endpaper, publisher's cloth, a little faded and stained, spine bumped, tears to lower joints [Slocum & Cahoon A12], 8vo, The Egoist, Oakley House, Bloomsbury Street, [1916]

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  • FIRST ENGLISH ISSUE OF JOYCE'S FIRST NOVEL, first published in America by Huebsch, from whom Harriet Shaw Weaver of the Egoist Press purchased "not more than 750" sets of sheets, and issued them here a year before her own UK printing of 1917.

    Provenance: from the Library of Henry Graham Dakyns. See also lots
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