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New York: Random House, 1948.

Modern Library Reprint. Hardcover. Joyce, James. ULYSSES. Samuel Beckett Presentation Copy. Joyce Signature. New York. Random House, 1948. The Modern Library Edition, later printing. 8vo., 768pp. Sea-green cloth. A near fine copy in a very good modestly restored black dustwrapper. This copy of James Joyce's Ulysses from the library of Ray DaBoll, considered one of the most talented calligraphers & designers in America, inscribed by Beckett on the title-page in black ink: "On his birthday and yours / Sam Beckett / Feb 2 (Groundhog Day)" - Making reference to James Joyce's birthday (February 2nd - Groundhog Day). There are Beckett inscription & than there are Beckett inscriptions - This elegant display of Beckett Brain Works, the latter, with Ray DaBoll's bookplate on the front pastedown. In addition, a fine example of Joyce's signature tipped to the front free endpaper. A Clever Beckett Presentation - Superb Association Copy - Fine Joyce Signature. In a custom TBCL Modern Clamshell Case. Punxsutawney Phil says. "It's our Birthday - This is a nifty gift"

Item #32551 Price: US$17,750.00
ULYSSES.Signed. James Joyce.