Stephen Hero. A Part of the First Draft of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man. James Joyce.

Stephen Hero. A Part of the First Draft of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.

1944. New York: New Directions, 1944.

8vo, 234 pp. Original green paper wrapped boards with black cloth backstrip lettered in gilt, a touch of fading to the backstrip ends, small mark on upper board, pages clean without marks of former ownership, in the original unclipped dust-jacket toned and lightly worn.

§ First American edition, published posthumously and preceded by the British edition by a few months. "This first version differs extensively from the published text of the Portrait both in the content and its treatment; it includes many characters and incidents later cut for the sake of compression." (Blurb). Item #110557

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