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    A Portion of What Became Finnegans Wake

    James Joyce. Having Childers Everywhere. Fragment from Work in Progress. Paris: Henry Babou and Jack Kahane / New York: The Fountain Press, 1930.

    First edition. Number 181 of 500 copies printed on Handmade Pure Linen Vidalon Royal (from a total edition of 600). Quarto. 73, [1, colophon] pages.

    Publisher's cream wrappers printed with green and black titles. In original glassine dust jacket and housed in the original green paper slipcase (heavily worn and missing the top and bottom edges). Chipping and tears to spine. Spine of glassine perished. Hinge a bit split (perhaps slightly over-opened) at the half title, which also has the remnants of one edge of a removed bookplate (?). Internal contents clean and bright. Overall, a near fine copy of a "fragment" of Joyce's groundbreaking Finnegans Wake.

    Slocum & Cahoon A41.


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