London, South Kensington
16 February 2006
JOYCE, James (1882-1941). Tales Told of Shem and Shaun: Three Fragments from Work in Progress, with a preface by C.K. Ogden. Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1929. 4° (210 x 165 mm), frontispiece portrait of Joyce by Constantin Brancusi. Paper wrappers printed in red and black, cellophane protective jacket, cardboard slip case covered with red suede paper and edged with gilt paper and with a red ribbon pull (slipcase split at edges and repaired with tape). FIRST EDITION, NO 103 OF 500 COPIES ON HOLLAND VAN GELDER ZONEN OUT OF AN EDITION OF 650 COPIES. Slocum & Cahoon A36.
With the same author's Haveth Childers Everywhere (New York, 1930, FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 500 COPIES) and The Mime of Mick Nick and the Maggies (The Hague, 1934, FIRST EDITION, ONE OF 100 COPIES). (3)
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