To mark the centenary of Joyce’s great short story, Stoney Road Press and the James Joyce Centre are publishing a limited edition handmade book reproducing the original 1914 text accompanied by hand printed illustrations by American graphic artist Robert Berry and with an introduction by Senator David Norris.
The book is limited to 150 copies and is letterpress printed by hand on a Swiss proofing press. The illustrations are hand drawn by the artist and transferred to letterpress plates and each one is then hand printed with the text. The paper is 250 gsm cotton rag and the book is hand bound by Antiquarian Bookcrafts in Dublin and presented with a matching slip case. This unique book will be published on June 15th, 2014. The price is €1,250.
A limited number of copies will be available before this date at the special pre-publication price of €750. For further details please contact Stoney Road Press.