Two worlds monthly.

New York : Two Worlds Pub. Co., [c1926]-
3 volumes ; 24 cm
Vol. 1, no. 1 (1926)-
Ceased with v. 3, no. 4 (Oct. 1927).
American literature -- 20th century -- Periodicals.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) New York.
"Devoted to the increase of the gaiety of nations."
Title from cover.
Editor: Samuel Roth.
"Published monthly at 50 cents a copy. Annual subscription, $5.00"
Vol. 1, no. 1-v. 3, no. 4 include installments of Joyce's Ulysses.
"Ulysses" first appearance in the United States. Published in expurgated installments without permission of the author.
Includes contributions from Arthur Symons, Heinrich Heine, Arthur Schnitzler, D. H. Lawrence, A. E. Coppard, Arthur Machen, T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound
Vol. 3, no. 4 (Oct. 1927) issued only in bound compilation of v. 1-3. Cf. Union list of serials, 3rd ed.
Published concurrently in 1926-1927 with a literary quarterly, also edited by Samuel Roth, titled: Two worlds.
Latest issue consulted: Vol. 2, no. 1 (Dec. 1926).
Local notes:
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy v.2:no.3 missing covers.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy v.2:no.1 has some torn pages.
Gotham Book Mart Collection copy v.2:no.2 has detached cover.
Culture Class Collection copy has v. 1, nos. 1-2 only.
Culture Class Collection copy v. 1, no. 1 has disbound front and back wrappers.
Gertzman Collection copies presented to the Penn Libraries in 2016 by Jay. A. Gertzman.
Gertzman Collection copy has: v.1, no.1, 3-4 (1926); December 1926; January, April, May/June, September 1927. Also photocopies of some of Joyce's Ulysses, and David Zorn's Wind and water.
Gertzman Collection copy v.1,no.1 has disbound front cover; wanting back cover.
Gertzman Collection copy May/June 1927 has disbound front cover. September 1927 has disbound back cover and final leaf.
Gertzman Collection copy 2 has December 1926 only. Front cover wanting.
Penn Provenance:
Gotham Book Mart (former owner) (Gotham Book Mart Collection copy)
Gertzman, Jay A. (donor) (Gertzman Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
Roth, Samuel, 1893-1974.
Joyce, James, 1882-1941.
Gotham Book Mart Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
American Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
Jay A. Gertzman Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
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