• Fine Printed Books and Manuscr auction at Christies

    Sale 2227

    Fine Printed Books and Manuscripts Including Americana

    4 December 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 75

    JOYCE, James (1882-1941). Chamber Music. London: Gilbert & Rivington for Elkin Mathews, 1907.

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    JOYCE, James (1882-1941). Chamber Music. London: Gilbert & Rivington for Elkin Mathews, 1907.

    8o. (Occasional very light spotting along edges.) Original light green cloth, spine and front cover gilt-lettered (some minor soiling, light wear at spine ends). Provenance: Nora Murrary Robertson (signature on front free endpaper).

    FIRST EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 509 copies, in the first binding with laid endpapers. Chamber Music was published at the urging of Arthur Symons, who had been introduced to Joyce by Yeats in December 1902. Slocum and Cahoon A3.


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