Category: Highlights

POMES PENYEACH Stock code: 6291

Author / Artist:

Joyce, James


First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Original pale green paper boards with black titles to the front and paper label printed "Price Two Shillings" fixed to the rear board, presumably mounted over the printed "Price One Shilling" but not recorded in Slocum. A very good copy with small chips to the spine tips and light browning to the extremities. Original plain tissue dustwrapper with the titles traced and inked in black. Inscribed on the title page in black ink "To D[esmond] H[armsworth] J. J. Paris 7 iv 1931"




An outstanding association copy inscribed to the London publisher Desmond Harmsworth who together with The Obelisk Press issued the rare 1932 first english edition (printed in France) of Pomes Penyeach. (Slocum A24 & A27).