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“HIS SOUL SWOONED SLOWLY AS HE HEARD THE SNOW FALLING FAINTLY THROUGH THE UNIVERSE AND FAINTLY FALLING, LIKE THE DESCENT OF THEIR LAST END, UPON ALL THE LIVING AND THE DEAD”

JOYCE, James. Dubliners. London, 1914.

Rare first edition of Joyce's first prose work, his great collection of short stories. One of only 1250 copies printed (499 of which were sunk en route to America). A most exceptional copy. $28,000.

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“PASSAGES OF UNEARTHLY BEAUTY”

JOYCE, James. Finnegans Wake. London and New York, 1939.

Signed limited first edition, American issue, of Joyce's "inscription on the walls of eternity," number 312 of only 310 large-paper copies for America (of a total edition of 435 copies) signed by Joyce in green ink. The copy of acclaimed Irish-American author Frank McCourt. $25,000.

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“THERE WAS A MOOCOW COMING DOWN ALONG THE ROAD…”

JOYCE, James. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. New York, 1916.

First edition of Joyce's classic stream-of-consciousness work, published in New York against numerous attempts to remove "offending passages"—a defining moment in the history of free expression and the emergence of the modern novel. A lovely copy. $14,000.

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“LOUD, HEAP MISERIES UPON US YET ENTWINE OUR ARTS WITH LAUGHTER’S LOW”

JOYCE, James. The Mime of Mick, Nick and the Maggies. The Hague and New York, 1934.

First edition of this amusing and affecting portion of Finnegans Wake, number 596 of only 1000 copies printed on Old Antique Dutch paper, uncut and unopened. $2200.

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“THE FIRST PUBLISHED CRITICAL WORK ON FINNEGANS WAKE

(JOYCE, James). Our Exagmination Round His Factification For Incamination of Work. Paris, 1929.

First trade edition of Sylvia Beach’s third and last Joyce publication, a collection of essays on his yet-unpublished Finnegan’s Wake, with an essay by Samuel Beckett, his first publication in book form. An exceptional, fully intact copy of a notoriously fragile work. $2000.

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