Finnegans Wake. James Joyce.
Finnegans Wake
Finnegans Wake
Finnegans Wake
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Finnegans Wake.

New York: The Viking Press, 1939.

First American regular edition, May 1939 stated. 630 pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Fine in original black buckram stamped in gilt. Some rubbing to corners of unclipped dust jacket, with two closed tears along top edge, each less than an inch. Some loss to top of rear of jacket, back hinge starting, some soiling overall Slocum & Cahoon 48. Item #323298

A very nice copy of Joyce's notoriously difficult night book – the companion to his day book, Ulysses and the watermark of high modernism. Almost never read, it is simply, or rather confoundedly, one of the richest books ever written.

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