London: Elkin Matthews, (1907).
First edition, first issue of Joyce's first book. The first printing consisted of 509 copies; however, fewer than fifty copies of the first binding appear to have been issued and perhaps fewer than fifteen copies are extant. Chamber Music, Joyce's first book, was published only through the considerable efforts of... more
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London: Elkin Matthews, 1918.
16mo. (18)ff. Second edition. With a label inside the rear cover from Shakespeare and Company, the famed bookshop and literary meeting place founded by Sylvia Beach. Beach was a strong supporter of Joyce and the first publisher of Ulysses. Chamber Music, Joyce's first book, was published only through the considerable... more
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London: Grant Richards, (1914).
Octavo. First edition. One of approximately 746 copies that were bound. When Joyce first submitted his proposal for this collection of short stories, he wrote, "I do not think that any writer has yet presented Dublin to the world." However, Joyce was far from sentimental about the city, writing, "From... more
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(Chicago): The Compulsive Printer, 1977.
Octavo. (30)ff. From an edition of 75 copies signed by the artist and by the printer, Elmore Mundell, this is one of twenty-five with an extra signed serigraph and deluxe binding. Joyce's take on Aesop's "Fox and Grapes." Title on three block-print illustrated pages, each signed by D'Ambrosio. Also contains... more
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Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1926.
Eighth printing, in which the type was entirely reset in order to address typographical errors found in earlier printings. As noted by Slocum and Cahoon, it incorporated into the text most of the changes indicated on the "Additional corrections" page that had been added to the fourth, fifth, and sixth... more
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