Tales Told of Shem and Shaun Three Fragments from Work in Progress. James Joyce.

Tales Told of Shem and Shaun Three Fragments from Work in Progress

Paris: Black Sun Press, 1929. Brancusi, Constantin. First edition. Hardcover. 55 pages. 21 x 17 cm. Limited edition, copy 325 of 500 on Holland Van Gelder Zonen. Preface by C.K. Ogden. Portrait of the author by C. Brancusi. Title printed in red and black: The three fragments are entitled; "The Mookse and the Gripes. The Muddest Thick That Was Ever Heard Dump. The Ondt and the Gracehoper." Binding by Andrea Kohler. The three fragments comprise pp. 152-159, 282-304 and 414-419 respectively of "Finnegans Wake." The image by Brancusi is a graphic work. THE ARTIST & THE BOOK 1860-1960," notes: "A portrait as abstract as the author's text." This was one of the last books printed at the Black Sun Press. Crosby committed suicide in December, 1929. Slocum and Cahoon A36. Kohler binding in fine red velvet and gold framed slipcase housed in fine black leather spine folding box lettered in red and black. Orig. printed stiff wrappers. Fine in original glassine nicked with some minor loss. Item #22621

Price: $3,250.00

See all items in Book Arts, Literature, New Arrivals
See all items by