Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Auctions | Joyce's Odyssey

The passport that allowed James Joyce to travel Europe with Nora and the kids while he finished up Ulysses goes on the block at Sotheby's London on July 14 as part of the English Literature, History, Children's Books and Illustrations sale. This little 10-paneled piece of paper is expected to fetch up to GBP 70,000.

5 comments:

gretchen said...

amazing....that someone kept this tiny piece of history!

annie stephens said...

i've just discovered your blog and i have fallen in love. so much prettiness!

Joy said...

If I had the money, I would totally bid for this myself.

Michael Robinson said...

Sold £61,250 / $100,934 (inc. premium) Sotheby’s London 14th July 2011 (English Literature, History, Children's Books etc. #11404) Lot 91

Hollister H. Hovey said...

That is crazy, Michael!