[London]: [The Corvinus Press], 1937. First edition.  pp. Publisher’s flexible orange vellum, lettered in gilt on the front cover and spine. Top edge gilt. One of 175 numbered copies printed on Arnold handmade paper. Flaking to top edge of boards, occasional light spotting throughout, as always seen, due to the paper used. With the original plain publisher’s open slipcase, fragmentary. Chemised in a slipcase.
Initial letter by Lucia Joyce. Part II, Section II of "Work in Progress," as Finnegans Wake was known before its publication in 1939. The text is printed in black with marginal commentary printed in red. A beautiful copy of one of Joyce's most beautiful books. Slocum & Cahoon A46. Item #2067