JOHN STANISLAUS JOYCE: The Voluminous Life and Genius of James Joyce's Father.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: St Martin's, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The first full biography of this influential father, about whom James Joyce said "Hundreds of pages and scores of characters came from him." The London Sunday Times called this "An exuberant account of the man who set the whole remarkable Joyce saga rolling; [this] book leads us inexorably, truthfully, into a darker, more depraved world than anything most of us have associated with Joyce to date." Illustrated with photographs and reproductions from periodicals of the era. Bibliography, source notes, index. Map endpapers. 494 pp. ISBN: 0-312-185995.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)