A Portrait Of the Artist As a Young Man

by Joyce, James

Joyce's A Portait of the Artist as a Young Man is a semi-autobiographical work. It tells of the intellectual, religious, and philosophical awakening of the main character, Stephen Dedalus as he rebels against the conventions in which he has been raised and leaves home to pursue his artistic ambition.

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Bound in blue cloth, a first edition of Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, published by B.W. Huebsch in New York, is dated “1916” on the copyright page with no additional printings.

Other Collectible or Notable Editions

The Egoist Press published the first UK edition of Portrait in February of 1917. Jonathan Cape took over its publication in 1924.

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London: The Egoist Ltd, 1916. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a semi-autobiographical novel by James Joyce, which describes the formative years of the life of Stephen Dedalus. It was published first in book format in 1916 by B. W. Huebsch, New York. The first British edition was published by the Egoist Press in February… Read more about this item
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NY: Huebsch, 1917. Hardcover. Good+. Stated 2nd printing, good plus, no dj. Spine ends rubbed and faded; spine a little darkened. Small armorial bookplate on front pastedown; blind-stamped owner's name (in Gothic script) on ffep; odd spot that looks like foxing on the half-title, though there is no other foxing. Occasional margin notes in pencil; also the rear… Read more about this item
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New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1916. First Edition. Joyce's autobiographical first novel, first serialized in 25 installments in The Egoist between February 2, 1914 and September 1, 1915 by his great patron, Harriet Shaw Weaver. As for the book publication, she was unsuccessful at finding an English printer willing to assume the responsibility of setting the text - seven of… Read more about this item
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New York: Huebsch, 1916. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is a semi-autobiographical novel by James Joyce, which describes the formative years of the life of Stephen Dedalus. It was published first in book format in 1916 by B. W. Huebsch, New York. The first British edition was published by the Egoist Press in February 1917.… Read more about this item
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New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1916. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. First edition, first printing. 299 pp. Original blue cloth with gilt spine lettering, blind stamped front board. A Near Fine copy with an owner inscription on top of first page, dated 1917; small faint stains to front board and top edge, little bit of rubbing to head and… Read more about this item
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The Limited Editions Club, 1968 8vo (25 cm), XIII, [3], 253, [3] pp, 14 plates. Black morocco backed boards, spine gilt, slipcase (sighed by the previous owner on the front paste-down). The monthly letter of LEC no. 409 loosely inserted. With an Introduction by Hugh Kenner and illustrations by Brian Keogh. Designed by Ruari McLean, printed by Clarke and Way… Read more about this item
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New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1916. First edition. Very Good. A Very Good copy with bright gilt on the spine. Shelfwear to extremities. Front inner hinge starting, but holding. Some offsetting to front endpaper and early ownership signature to front pastedown. Page 16 with slight skinning affecting several lines of text. Joyce's first novel recounts the… Read more about this item
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London:: The Egoist Ltd.,, [1916].. First edition; English issue, made up of American sheets.. rebound in modern morocco, t.e.g., illustrated after a photograph of Joyce on the front panel, and a cross on the rear panel. Preserved in a custom 1/4 morocco folding box.. Joyce made an earlier attempt to inscribe this copy to someone else; the eradication… Read more about this item
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New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1916. First edition. Very Good +. A Very Good+ copy with minor shelfwear to extremities. Spine toned. Rear inner hinge tender, but holding. Previous owner's bookplate to the front free endpaper. Joyce's first novel recounts the coming of age story of Stephen Dedalus, the artistic alter-ego of Joyce himself. Stephen grows… Read more about this item
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New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1916. First edition. [iv], 299, [1] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Publisher's blue cloth, stamped in gilt on spine and in blind on front cover. Some rubbing spine ends, and slightly on corners, one scratch to front cover near spine, not affecting blind stamp; very clean internally. First edition. [iv], 299, [1] pp. 1 vols.… Read more about this item
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A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN Easton Press

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Norwalk, Connecticut: Easton Press. 1977. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Fine. Accented in 22kt gold, printed on archival paper with gilded edges, smyth sewing & concealed muslin joints. Bound In full leather with hubbed spines. A Limited Edition. ; First Easton Press Edition.; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall .
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A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN

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Centennial
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2016
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This book is undated, but it was published to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the publication of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, so it would be 2016. James Joyce was an Irish novelist, short story writer, poet, teacher, and literary critic who is regarded as one of the most important writers of the 20th… Read more about this item
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New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1917. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. Second printing (April, 1917) of the American edition (the first edition was published in December, 1916, preceding the English edition). Octavo. 299pp. Blue cloth stamped in blind and gilt. Contemporary bookplate of Walter A. Donnelly on the front pastedown, and his ownership signature on the front fly, else very… Read more about this item
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1977
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A PORTRAIT OF THE ARTIST AS A YOUNG MAN. [Collector's Edition] by James Joyce. The Easton Press, Norwalk, CT, 1977. Full Leather with Raised Bands. Book Condition: Fine. Illustrator: Brian Keogh. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hardcover. Book: Fine. From the Magnificent "The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written" collection. Bound in full fine genuine leather with 22kt… Read more about this item
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A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man (Modern Library No. 145) in original dust jacket

A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man (Modern Library No. 145) in original dust jacket

by James Joyce

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Later printing
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1928
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New York: Modern Library, 1928. Later printing. Hardcover. Fine/very good. Hardcover in ribbed green cloth stamped in black and gilt. 299 pp. plus publisher's list at rear. An early but not first ML printing (titles at rear to No. 255 Herodotus so circa 1942). Fine in original dust jacket with $1.25 price, toning to the spine andlight portions… Read more about this item
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A portrait of the artist as a young man / (by) James Joyce

A portrait of the artist as a young man / (by) James Joyce

by Joyce, James (1882-1941)

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1924
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London : Cape, 1924. New Edition, type re-set. Hardcover. Good copy in original gilt-blocked cloth with some wear and tear as with age. Remains well-preserved overall; bright and clean. Physical description; 288 pages ; 17 cm. Subjects; Young men Ireland Dublin ; Fiction. Artists Ireland Dublin ; Fiction. Dublin (Ireland) ; Fiction.
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New York: B. W. Huebsch,, 1916. With the very rare dust jacket First edition in book form, first printing, of Joyce's first novel, scarce in any state but especially rare retaining the dust jacket. Due at least in part to the hostile reaction to its serialization in The Egoist, no English printer would print the book for fear of… Read more about this item
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