2 December 2004
JOYCE, James. Anna Livia Plurabelle. Preface by Padraic Colum. New York: Princeton University Press for Crosby Gaige, 1928.
8° (175 x 113mm). (Very light marginal browning.) Original brown cloth gilt, spine lettered and decorated in gilt, boards with borders in blind, upper board with central gilt design, top edge gilt, others uncut (extremities very lightly rubbed, corners slightly bumped).
FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 850 COPIES, THIS NO. 293 OF 800 SIGNED BY JOYCE. Anna Livia Plurabelle, the first separately-published fragment of Work in Progress, forms pp.196-216 of Finnegans Wake. Slocum and Cahoon A32.
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