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Beckett's survey of James Joyce's works. 1st edition  

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Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of 'Work in Progress'

Beckett, Samuel, et al.


Shakespeare and Company



[4], 194, [1] pp. (12mo), wrappers, printed in black. First Edition, trade issue.

A survey of James Joyce's "Works in Progress" parts 1 and 3 from twelve different angles, attributed to Joyce's two pseudonyms G.V.L. Slingsby and Vladimir Dixon, dealing with Joyce's linguistic innovations in installments of the experimental "Work in Progress," which was later to become "Finnegans Wake." Also Samuel Beckett's First book appearance. Other contributors, Marcel Brion, Frank Budgen, Stuart Gilbert, Eugene Jolas, Victor Liona, Robert McAlmon, Thomas McGreevy, Elliot Paul, John Rodker, Robert Sage, and William Carlos Williams. Cover design by Sylvia Beach.

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Wear and toning to wrappers, with some minor chips and creasing to edges; very good.

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