5 December 1996,
New York, East
Price realised USD 1,150
USD 500 - USD 700
JOYCE, JAMES. Finnegans Wake. London: Faber and Faber, . Tall 8vo, original cloth; uncut, last leaf of text browned; dust jacket. FIRST (ENGLISH) EDITION. Slocum & Cahoon A44; Connolly, The Modern Movement 87.
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Maurice James Craig, ownership inscription on front endpaper (dated June 1939), and with some marginal pencilled annotations by him.
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