Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Random House, 1977.
An attractive first edition/first printing, in Near Fine condition, very slight fading to board edges and spine, in alike, gently rubbed dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number.
This book is a translation of excerpts from Joyce's notebooks and letters that were written while he was in Padua from 1912 to 1913. The book provides a fascinating look into Joyce's mind and creative process while he was in Italy.; 8vo.