When the page proofs for James Joyce’s novel Ulysses arrived in the Ransom Center’s conservation lab, the pages were torn, bound together with adhesive, and all but impossible to read. Conservators unbound the pages to reveal annotations by James Joyce, editor and publisher Sylvia Beach, and printer Maurice Darantiere. Learn about the steps taken to conserve and house the pieces of this historical book.
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About Kelsey McKinney
McKinney was an undergraduate intern who majored in Plan II Honors, focusing her degree around English Literature, Italian Language, and Art History.