Austin: University of Texas Press, 1963. First edition. Hardcover. g to vg-. Quarto. 330pp. Photo illustrated dust jacket with green and black text on front cover and spine. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering over a black label on the spine. Using the original source materials of the "Finnegans Wake papers" at the University of Buffalo, Hayman seeks to re-create the original first draft version of the novel by Joyce, and "expose within the artificial unity of a liberally defined first-draft version as many as possible of the salient aspects and peculiarities of that collection." Dust jacket with some light rubbing and chipping to corners, as well as hinges and head and tail of spine. Spine lightigly sunned. Binding with minor smudging and rubbing to corners and covers. Front cover with 1" closed tear at hinge of spine. Light spotting and smudges along edges of book. Starting at interior rear cover. Dj in overall good, binding and interior in very good- condition. (Inventory #: 41332)
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