London, South Kensington
1 June 2009
JOYCE, James (1882-1941). Finnegans Wake. London: Faber and Faber Limited, 1939. 8°. Vignette portrait of Joyce mounted opposite the title-page. Original red cloth, the spine lettered in gilt, top edge yellow, other edges uncut, original dust printed in red and yellow (very light spotting on endpapers and edges, jacket with short tears along edges, longer ones on the front panel, spine ends chipped, light soiling). Provenance: Peter Cary (ownership signature, dated 1939). FIRST EDITION, trade issue. Connolly 87; Slocum and Cahoon A47.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
No VAT on hammer price or buyer's premium.
Einstein’s ‘God letter’, his single most famous letter on God, Judaism, and man’s eternal search for meaning — offered on 4 December
The remarkable memoir of a British naval officer who witnessed and recorded the historic events of 11 November, 1918
The Métiers d’Art collection is witty, eclectic and Chanel to the core. Illustrated with bags offered in Handbags and Accessories on 12 December in London
As a highly prized classic of American design comes up at auction on 13 December, Design specialist Beth Vilnsky advises on what to consider when buying a Tiffany lamp