Author: James Joyce
Publisher: London, John Lane The Bodley Head, 1937
First UK Trade edition, preceded in the UK by John Lane's limited edition of 1,000 copies.
8vo., original green cloth lettered in gilt on spine with gilt Homeric bow designed by Eric Gill on upper board. Small black ink spot to fore-edge, otherwise a very good copy.
This edition (as the 1936 Limited edition) includes detailed Appendices to the rear - Appendix A: detailing the trial of the Case of Sumner v. James Joyce December 1920 before a Court of Special Sessions of the District of New York - the prosecution was directed against The Little Review where 'Ulysses' was serialised, and the international protest against the unauthorised and mutilated edition of 'Ulysses' in the USA. Appendix B: A Letter from Mr Joyce to the Publisher of the First American Edition; The decision of the United States District Court rendered December 6, 1933, by Hon. John M. Woolsey lifting the ban on 'Ulysses'; the decision of the United States Court of Appeals, rendered August 7 1934. Appendix C: Bibliography of works by Mr. James Joyce.