[Beckett, Samuel; et al.]

Our Exagmination Round His Factification for Incamination of Work in Progress by Samuel Beckett, Marcel Brion, Frank Budgen, Stuart Gilbert, Eugene Jolas, Victor Llona, Robert McAlmon, Thomas MacGreevy, Elliot Paul, John Rodker, Robert Sage, William Carlos Williams

Shakespeare and Company, Sylvia Beach, Paris, 1929. A collection of critical essays on James Joyce’s book Finnegans Wake, published 10 years prior to the publication of the finished novel. Includes two ‘letters of protest’ from G.V.L. Slingsby and Vladimir Dixon. Stuart Gilbert and Sylvia Beach believed that Joyce wrote the second letter of protest himself. One of the final pages states ‘96 copies of this book have been printed on verge d’arches numbered 1-96’, this copy not numbered. 7.25×5.25”, 194 pp. Fair softcover, original wrappers removed and recased, title page no longer attached, small tears throughout, owner’s stamp on interior page ‘Harless M. Kinzer’, housed in custom made black cloth covered clam shell slipcase with gilt lettering on spine. $350

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