London, South Kensington
30 November 2005
JOYCE, James (1882-1941). A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1916. 8° (186 x 127mm) (indent to lower page edges). Publisher's blue cloth, spine printed in gilt, title blind-stamped on front cover (edges worn, inner hinges splitting, owner's signature and date on front endpaper). FIRST EDITION.
THE FIRST EDITION OF JOYCE'S EARLIEST SUSTAINED EXPERIMENTAL WORK, AND THE BOOK WHICH INTRODUCED HIS ALTER EGO, STEPHEN DEDALUS. Slocum & Cahoon A11.
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