Bloomsday: Beach’s Bookstore


David E. Scherman, Sylvia Beach in the upstairs apartment where she hid her books when the Germans came during the occupation, threatening to close her shop if she would not sell her first edition of “Ulysses.” 1945


David E. Scherman, [Souvenir photographs of authors and friends of Sylvia Beach, proprietor of Shakespeare and Company, Paris], 1945

The above photo as it appeared in LIFE, can be seen here.

James Joyce can be heard here (with a text by Sylvia Beach).

Buck Mulligan and Stephen Dedalus speaking by the sea:
“… Still there? I got a card from Bannon. Says he found a sweet young thing down there. Photo girl he calls her.
Snapshot, eh? Brief exposure…”

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