JOYCE (JAMES) Ulysses, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, Hamburg, The Odyssey Press, 1932

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Lot 207
JOYCE (JAMES)
Ulysses, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, Hamburg, The Odyssey Press, 1932

Sold for £ 8,750 (US$ 11,156) inc. premium
The Library of a Deceased Irish Collector
JOYCE (JAMES)
Ulysses, AUTHOR'S PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on front paste-down "To Dr Max Duttweiler, souvenir of a very pleasant visit to the Maggi factory. Floreat!/ James Joyce/ Kempthal/ 24.2.38", publisher's cloth, slight browning to top of spine [Slocum & Cahoon A20], 8vo, Hamburg, The Odyssey Press, 1932

Footnotes

  • INSCRIBED BY JOYCE JUST AFTER FINISHING THE LAST CHAPTER OF FINNEGANS WAKE, following a visit to the Maggi 'bouillon cube' factory in Switzerland. The present copy is the one-volume first Odyssey Press edition, printed on thin paper, "revised by Stuart Gilbert at the request of Joyce... generally considered to be the most accurate and authoritative text of Ulysses" (Slocum & Cahoon).
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