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Brno: Polygraphie, 1922. Octavo, measuring 7.75 x 5.5 inches: 219, . Original tan pictorial wrappers with blue and orange design by the author’s brother Josef, spine and lower wrapper lettered in blue, text block uncut, many individual signatures unsewn and laid in (as issued). Title page printed in blue and...
(London): Percy Lund, Humphries & Co., (1960). Octavo, measuring 9 x 6 inches: . Original green paper boards lettered in black and white dots. Text printed in black, orange, and blue. Illustrated with photolithographed annotations and vignettes, full-page drawings, diagrams, photographs of Duchamp’s work (including one folding plate), and musical...
Paris: Bibliothèque-Charpentier, 1901. Full modern red buckram lettered in gilt, yellow publisher’s rear wrapper bound in. Ink signature of James Joyce (dated 1901) to half-title. Bookplate of Alexander Neubauer to front pastedown. Front wrapper missing; half-title torn with loss, with early tape repairs to verso; text block embrowned.
New York: Frederick A. Stokes, . Single volume, measuring 7.25 x 5 inches: , 261, . Contemporary three-quarter brown morocco over brown cloth boards; raised bands; spine compartments lettered, ruled, and decorated in gilt; boards ruled in gilt; top edge gilt; marbled endpapers. London bookseller ticket (B.F. Stevens & Brown)...
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1861. Single volume, measuring 7.75 x 4.75 inches: (3), 4-140, (4). Original full brown textured cloth, boards blind-ruled and lettered in gilt, pale yellow coated endpapers. Four pages of publisher’s advertisements at rear. Bookplate of Susan Hayhurst to front pastedown, early ownership stamp of...
New York: Vanguard Press, 1949. Octavo, original black cloth boards stamped in gilt and pink, bright unclipped original dustjacket with two barely perceptible scratches to front panel.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1980. Octavo, publisher's beige cloth lettered in black, dark brown endpapers, supplied clipped typographic dust jacket. Inscribed in ink on the title page: “For Henry Nash Smith, / admiringly, / from Helen Vendler.” Pencil notation to verso of final blank, author photograph from original dust jacket...
London: Edward Moxon, 1846. Seven octavo volumes, full polished calf gilt, raised bands, red and green spine labels, marbled edges and endpapers. Portrait frontispiece to Volume I; Volumes I, II and V expertly rebacked with the original spines laid down. Lightest rubbing and toning to bindings.