November 10, 2016, 1:30 PM EST
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Lot 163: JOYCE, JAMES. Chamber Music.(16 views)
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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.