“THE MOST INFLUENTIAL WORK OF MODERN TIMES”
JOYCE, James. Ulysses. Paris, 1922.
First edition of the novel that changed the path of modern literature, number 670 of only 750 numbered copies on handmade paper, in the now-iconic original paper wrappers. $36,000.
INSCRIBED BY SYLVIA BEACH
BEACH, Sylvia. Shakespeare and Company. New York, 1959.
First edition of Sylvia Beach's memoir, "particularly valuable for the many insights into Joyce's work and the authentic personal views it provides of the man himself" (New York Times), a scarce presentation copy inscribed by Beach above and below the half title, "For Julian, with Sylvia's very affectionate [Shakespeare and Company] regards," in original dust jacket. $12,000.
"THE MAJOR ESTHETIC ACHIEVEMENT OF ANY LIVING AMERICAN WRITER"
MCCARTHY, Cormac. Blood Meridian. New York, 1985.
First edition of McCarthy's mythic vision of the American West, in original dust jacket. $5000.