VI.I.45.b.1 [VI.H.4.b]: Finnegans Wake Emendations and Errata: Typescript Copy of Errata in First Edition of Finnegans Wake (1940):
Material Description and Collation: The manuscript consists of 31 loose sheets, a double-spaced, black ribbon top (original) copies; the versos are blank
Title: "CORRECTIONS OF MISPRINTS IN 'FINNEGANS WAKE' " is typed at the top of p. .
Measurements: The manuscript measures approximately 26.9 x 20.8 cm.
Pagination: The first sheet is not numbered, but the typist numbered the following sheets in the upper right corners: "2"–"31".
Contents: The manuscript is a relatively accurate typed copy of the errata noted in MS VI.I.43.a.
JJA Draft Code: I.1§1.10/2.10//I.2§1.13/2.13/3.13//I.3§1.13/2.13/3.13//1.4§1.14/4.14//I.5§1.14/4.14//I.6§1.11/2.8/3.14/4.10//I.7§1.14/2.14//I.8§1.22; II.1§§1.11/2.9/3.10/4.12/5.10/6.10/7.9; II.2§§1.15/2.13/3.14/5.5–6.7/7.6/8.16/9.14; II.3§§1.8/2.8/3.7/4.10/5.7/6.9/7.7; II.4§§2.13/3.15; III§§1A.15/C.12/1D.15//2A.16/2B.14/2C.16//3A.13/3B.20//4.10; and IV§§1.8/2.11/3.7/4.5/5.9
Dating: The typescript was prepared in August 1940.
Other Markings: There are lead pencil and red crayon printers' markings.
Publication: The manuscript has been reproduced in black and white photo-facsimile on JJA 50.289–301, 51.492–494, 53.416–420, 54.382–383, 55.558–560, 56.279, 62.520–527, and 63.351–381. The errata was published as “Corrections of Misprints in Finnegans Wake by James Joyce: As Prepared by the Author after Publication of the First Edition" (New York: The Viking Press, 18 July 1945) and the "Corrections of Misprints" was appended to the fifth American printing of March 1947 (pp. 629–641), printed from this manuscript. (Beginning with the eighth printing in 1958, the Viking Press incorporated Joyce's corrections in the texts of both its hardcover and paperback editions of Finnegans Wake.)