JOYCE, James – Stephen Hero


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First U.K. edition, first printing. Edited by Theodore Spencer. Eleven page Introduction and one page Editorial Note by the editor.

Stephen Hero is the abandoned first draft of what was later to become Joyce’s Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, saved from the fire, into which Joyce had thrown it, by his wife and published posthumously

Some slight foxing to the edges, otherwise near fine in original black cloth with gilt lettering to spine in very good dust-jacket slightly toned and darkened at the spine.

Publisher: Jonathan Cape, 1944