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Fifth Part of the Printers’ Copy of the Typescript (with First and Second Overlay) of the "Circe" episode for Ulysses

Material Description and Collation

The manuscript consists of 6 sheets of typing paper watermarked "LIVERPOOL BOND". All of the pages are double-spaced typewritten black ink bottom (carbon) copies; all the versos are blank. There are corrections and additions in Joyce’s hand on all of the pages.


The sheets measure approximately 26.8 x 21.0 cm.


The sheets were paginated "87)"–"89)" and "91)"–"93)" in the lower left margin in lead pencil, possibly by Joyce, and they are also stamped "89"–"91" and "93"–"95" in the upper right corner in black ink .


The manuscript is a typescript of the "Circe" episode, comprised of only bottom copies of what were presumably 4 complete typescripts (a top copy, none of which survive, and 3 bottom copies), of which 3 partial, other copies survive (Buffalo MSS V.B.13.e, 13.f and 13.g). This part of the typescript was also prepared from the scribal version of the Rosenbach manuscript (faircopy) version of the episode (MS V.B.13.d). The typescript was revised by Joyce, who also made most of the emendations on the corresponding pages of the other copies of the typescript. It is continued from MS V.B.13.h.4 and is continued on MS V.B.13.h.6. The text on the pages is as follows:

MS V.B.13.h.5 Ulysses 1922 (1992) / 1984
p. [1]: "87)" &"89" 498.05–499.07 / 15.2842–2878
p. [2]: "88)" &"90" 499.10–500.20 / 15.2881–2924
p. [3]: "89)" &"91" 500.20–501.29 / 15.2924–2966
p. [4]: ["90)" &"92"] Missing; see MS V.B.13.e.3, p. [4]
p. [5]: "91)" &"93" 502.32–504.03 / 15.3001–3040
p. [6]: "92)" &"94" 504.04–505.16 / 15.3041–3088
p. [7]: "93)" &"95" 505.21–506.26 / 15.3092–3132

Other Markings

There are printers’ signatures on pp. [2] and [6] and printers’ markings on all of the pages in lead pencil, except on p. [5].


This manuscript has been reproduced in black and white photo-facsimile on JJA 15.246–251.


There are 2 perforations in the left margin of each sheet, where the sheets were once fastened together. The sheets were folded horizontally in the center.