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Lot 0068
  • Book Title: Ulysses
  • Author: James Joyce
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Date: 1976
  • Limited edition
  • Part of the "100 Greatest Books of All Time" series
  • Brown leather binding with gilt design

    James Joyce was an Irish novelist and poet. As a contributor to the modernist avant-garde movement, Joyce is regarded as one of the most influential and important authors of the 20th century. Ulysses is Joyce's landmark work, famous for employing a contrasting array of literary styles, most prominently the stream-of-consciousness style. It is considered one of the most important works of modernist literature, and also one of the most difficult books ever written.

  • Book Title: The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
  • Author: Laurence Sterne
  • Illustrator: John Austen
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Date: 1980
  • Limited edition
  • Part of the "100 Greatest Books of All Time" series
  • Dark green leather binding with gilt design

    Laurence Sterne was an 18th century Irish novelist and clergyman known for writing many sermons, memoirs, and for his involvement in local politics. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman is a humorous novel by Sterne that uses digression, double entendre, and graphic devices as way to bring to attention the problems of language. It is considered one of the greatest novels ever written.

  • Book Title: Gulliver's Travels
  • Author: Jonathan Swift
  • Illustrator: Charles Edmund Brock
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Date: 1974
  • Limited edition
  • Part of the "100 Greatest Books of All Time" series
  • Brown leather binding with gilt design

    Jonathan Swift was an Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer, and poet how is widely regarded as the foremost prose satirist in the English language. He is best rememebered for his novel Gulliver's Travels, a satire addressing human nature and the epic "travellers' tales" literary subgenre. The full title is Gulliver's Travels into Several Remote Nations of the World. In Four Parts. By Lemuel Gulliver, First a Surgeon, and then a Captain of Several Ships.

  • Book Title: The Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman
  • Author: J. P. Donleavy
  • Illustrator: Jim Campbell
  • Publisher: The Franklin Library, PA
  • Part of the First Edition Society series
  • Date: 1977
  • Brown/orange leather binding with gilt design

    James Patrick Donleavy is an Irish American novelist and playwright. The Destinies of Darcy Dancer, Gentleman is a comic story of a squire who embarks upon a series of adventures across the country and in bohemian Dublin in search of his lost youth.

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  • Location: This item ships from Indiana.

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    Lot of 4 Irish Classics: Joyce, Sterne, Swift, Donleavy

    Estimate $75 - $150Oct 9, 2016