“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.
“I HERE WITH PEN AND INK APPEND MY NAME”
WHITMAN, Walt. Leaves of Grass. [Camden, New Jersey, 1889].
One of only 300 copies of Leaves of Grass printed in commemoration of Whitman's 70th birthday, boldly signed by Whitman on the title page, with six portraits of Whitman, including the famous original mounted frontispiece photograph with a butterfly resting on his finger. $14,500.
“HOW CAN WE KNOW THE DANCER FROM THE DANCE?”
YEATS, William Butler. Tower. London, 1928.
First edition of this "peak in English poetry," one of only 2000 copies printed, in handsome publisher's pictorial cloth-gilt. $1400.