Shakespeare and Company, 1927. First edition, ninth printing. TEG, three-quarter polished red calf over red buckram, gilt title, author and decorations within 5 raised bands on spine. Original paper wraps bound in. Spine darkened, front joints rubbed, short closed tear to front top edge original cover, one lower edge and tape repaired, a very good tight copy in custom cut mylar cover.copy. Item #213379
The extensive revisions and corrections made to the eighth printing of the first edition were maintained through the eleventh printing. This 1927 ninth printing was used as the unauthorized, pirated first American edition of 1929 published by Samuel Roth in New York.