LETTERS OF JAMES JOYCE. Edited by Stuart Gilbert; Edited by Richard Ellmann
Price: 225.00 USD
(New York: Viking Press, 1966), The definitive collection of letters that illuminate the life and mind of one of the greatest writers whose influence on world literature was absolutely profound. The collection includes previously unpublished letters of others as well, such as W.B. Yeats and Ezra Pound. 3 volumes. First Edition thus, volume one is a reissue with corrections of a collection originally issued in 1957, volumes two and three are first edition, first issue. Portrait frontispiece in each volume, and with halftone plates largely from unpublished or unfamiliar photographs as well as copies of Joyce's handwriting and additional autograph materials 8vo, publisher's original green cloth lettered in gilt on the spines, in the original dustjackets. 440; liii, 472; xxxi, 584 pp. A fine set, the text and cloth essentially as new, the jackets with toning, primarily to the spines and some minor edge rubbing and a little chipping to the tips.