James Joyce's Early Years
Viking, 1958. FIRST EDITION. Dark green cloth over light green boards with gilt titles on spine and embossed initials of author and subject on front board. Top edge stained green. Very good condition, generally gently read clean pages, some foxing on ffeps and few dog earred pages, with original unclipped dust jacket (one small closed tear.) The first U.S. edition of this book on James Joyce's Early Years by his brother. Edited by Richard Ellman, preface by T.S. Eliot and notes, by Richard Ellmann. Joyce's early years, by his younger brother. Stanislaus was three years younger than James Joyce, his constant childhood companion, and he kept journals. Illustrated by 2 photo-portraits of author Quoted in the text are several unpublished or uncollected pieces of early Joyce writings preserved by Stanislaus."