New York, Park Avenue
9 December 1998
MATISSE, Henri, illustrator. James JOYCE. Ulysses. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1935.
4o (296 x 230 mm). 6 plates of soft-ground etchings by Matisse, 20 lithographic reproductions of Matisse's preliminary drawings printed on blue or yellow paper, headlines and pagination in sepia. Original brown cloth gilt; publisher's board slipcase (some wear to slipcase at edges).
First illustrated ediiton, LIMITED EDITION, NUMBER 8 OF 250 COPIES SIGNED BY BOTH JOYCE AND MATISSE, from the edition of 1500 copies. "One of the very few American livres de peintres issued before World War II"--The Artist and the Book, 197; Slocum and Cahoon A22.
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