Lot 163: JOYCE, JAMES. Chamber Music.
November 10, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: JOYCE, JAMES. Chamber Music. Illustrated title. Small 8vo, publisher's gilt-lettered green cloth, spine lettering rubbed off, light wear to spine tips; small marginal dampstain to preliminaries and first text leaf, occasional tiny tear to page edges. London: Elkin Mathews, (1907)
Notes: first edition, first issue with thick laid endpapers with visible horizontal chainlines, and the poems in signature C properly centered. Published in an edition of 509 copies, though fewer than 50 copies of the first binding appear to have been issued with even fewer extant. Slocum & Cahoon A3.