New York: The Viking Press, 1939. First American Edition. Joyce's last major work, a challenging work of fiction significant for its experimental style and use of language. Fragments of the work first appeared in 1924, in the pages of literary journals Transition and Transatlantic Review; the UK and US editions were published simultaneously, on May 4, 1939. Slocum & Cahoon 48; Connolly 100. Item #3275
First Printing, one of 6,000 copies. Octavo (24.75cm); black cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; teal topstain; dustjacket; [vi],628,pp. A Fine copy, with the topstain bright and unfaded. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $5.00), showing pinpoint wear to extremities, and four tiny edge tears; very Near Fine, entirely unfaded and unrestored.