Joyce, James. Boston, 1918. 1st American edition. Unpaginated. 18mo. Very good.
Very rare American pirated edition, which preceded the 1st authorized edition. Presents the only volume of poetry from Joyce, in green cloth with gold lettering. Tiny gouges and stains to the rear cover; slightly frayed tips.
Chamber Music is a collection of poems by James Joyce, published by Elkin Mathews in May, 1907. The collection originally comprised thirty-four love poems, but two further poems were added before publication (“All day I hear the noise of waters” and “I hear an army charging upon the land”).