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New York: B. W. Huebsch, 1924. First American Edition, Second Printing.

James Joyce's only play draws on the story of "The Dead", the final short story in Dubliners. The play was rejected by W.B. Yeats for production by the Abbey Theatre: its first major London performance was in 1970, when Harold Pinter directed it at the Mermaid Theatre. Originally issued by Huebsch in 1918, this is the scarce reissue of 1924. Hardcover without dust jacket. 154 pages.

small 8vo., 154pp.; VG; brown paper covered boards with blind-stamped title on front board and gilt lettering on dark green cloth spine; rubbing to corners; wear to board edges; study; small stamp of previous owners name on rear pastedown; small staining to upper edge of front board; age-toning to pages; originally issued by Huebsch in 1918, this is the scarce reissue of 1924; shelved case 0.

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