Ulysses by James Joyce (The Bodley Head, reprint 1952)

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Ulysses | James Joyce | The Bodley Head, reprint 1952

 

Ulysses

James Joyce
The Bodley Head, reprint 1952

A reprint of Bodley Head’s “Unlimited Edition” of 1937, described on the dustwrapper as “Cheap Edition”.

Hardback – publisher’s cloth with gilt title to spine and blind decoration to front board, in price-clipped dustwrapper with bow design [by Eric Gill] to spine. pp. [8], 766. Size 8 x 6 inches approx. (206mm x 155mm).

Ulysses | James Joyce | The Bodley Head, reprint 1952Ulysses | James Joyce | The Bodley Head, reprint 1952

Light wear and rubbing to dustwrapper; a little dusty. Gilt to spine a touch dulled, cloth clean; sharp corners to boards. Endpapers foxed and with offsetting, owner’s name in ink to front endpaper (and interestingly dated 1950); some waviness to fore-edges of first few pages; occasional foxing throughout, mainly confined to margins, but generally pages clean; edges of page-block very spotted/foxed with some encroachment onto page, a little knocked/dinged in places.

Overall, showing wear but remains a nice, attractive copy.

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