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James Joyce

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1197 identified
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Extant copies (Lockwood Memorial Library, University at Buffalo; Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas at Austin; Department of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries; Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University; Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Yale University; Morris Library, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale; Firestone Memorial Library, Princeton University; National Library of Ireland)
Cohn, Alan M. James Joyce : an exhibition from the collection of Dr. H. K. Croessmann. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Library, 1957.
Connolly, Thomas E. The Personal Library of James Joyce: a descriptive bibliography. Buffalo: University of Buffalo, 1957.
Ellmann, Richard. The Consciousness of Joyce. New York: Oxford University Press, 1977.
Gheerbrant, Bernard. James Joyce : sa vie, son œuvre, son rayonnement. [Exposition à Paris] Octobre-Novembre, 1949. Paris: La Hune, 1949.
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NB: In 1939 Joyce parted with some 2,000 books, most of which have thus far eluded identification.
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James Joyce had his initials, "J.J." stamped inside the front or back covers for the majority of his collection.

The bookplate titled "Ex libris Joyce Post Mortem" was added to several volumes from Joyce's Paris library preceeding the Librairie-Galerie La Hune exhibition in 1949.
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