Two Tales of Shem and Shaun, Fragments from Work in Progress, by James Joyce
A very good hard back copy of scarce work containing The Mookes and the Gripes and The Ondt and the Grasshopper. Two Tales of Shem and Shaun is complete with unclipped dust jacket. First trade edition precursor to “Finnegan’s Wake”.
Pale hard boards with blue lettering on the spine. Minor edge wear with and discolouring to the board edges. Clean end papers and contents with very a few spots on page 29 – 32. Bright orange dust jacket with blue lettering marked 2s 6d net. light rubbing on the upper cover. Spine folds are worn. Ends of the spine and folds are chipped. 12 x 19 cm Octavo 45 pp.
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