JOYCE, JAMES. 1882-1941. Anna Livia Plurabelle. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928.

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JOYCE, JAMES. 1882-1941.
Anna Livia Plurabelle. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928.

Sold for US$ 1,657 inc. premium
JOYCE, JAMES. 1882-1941.
Anna Livia Plurabelle. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928.
12mo. Publisher's cloth, gilt triangle decoration to front cover, border stamped in blind, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, top edge gilt, custom cloth box, abrasion to front cover.

FIRST BOOK EDITION, SIGNED ISSUE, number 619 of 800 copies signed by Joyce on the colophon. By his own count, Joyce spent more than 1200 hours on ALP "on which I am prepared to stake everything" (Letter to Harriet Weaver, October 8, 1927). Regarded as the most lyrical section of what would become Finnegans Wake, "Anna Livia" had "an undoubted influence on 'The Revolution of the Word' (Connolly Modern Movement 87). Slocum & Cahoon A32.
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JOYCE, JAMES. 1882-1941. Anna Livia Plurabelle. New York: Crosby Gaige, 1928.
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