Very Good. Item #13715
Paris: Shakespeare and Company, 1927. Ninth printing. Extra leaf tipped in at front and signed "James Joyce Paris 2-6-28." Oblong octavo. 735 pp. Bound in "Greek flag blue" wraps. Housed in half morocco slipcase lettered in gilt; inner cloth chemise.
Wraps worn at extremities with very slight chipping to base of spine; a few creases to spine. Slight lean to spine, but binding holding soundly. Overall Very Good.
The bound in leaf, inserted by an unknown previous party, was signed while Joyce was living in Paris and Finnegan's Wake was being published serially under the title "fragments from Work in Progress."