Jun 17, 2021 - Sale 2573

Sale 2573 - Lot 230

Price Realized: $ 875
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
JOYCE, JAMES. Tales Told of Shem and Shaun: Three Fragments from Work in Progress. Printed in red and black. Portrait of Joyce by Brancusi. With a preface by C.K. Ogden. 4to, original cream wrappers; glassine dust jacket; publisher's red paper-covered slipcase with onlaid gold panels (top and bottom panels of one side split with no loss). Limited edition, number 391 of 500 copies on Holland Van Gelder Zonen of a total edition of 650. The three fragments published here are ''The Mookse And The Gripes,'' ''The Muddest Thick That Ever Was Heard Dump'' and ''The Ondt And The Gracehoper,'' which comprise pp.152-159, 282-304 and 414-419, respectively, of Finnegans Wake. A beautiful copy. Slocum and Cahoon A36. Paris: The Black Sun Press, 1929