Ulysses - Scented Book Candle
Scent: Roses, Sweet and Cheap, Soon Sour
Size: 12.5 oz
Inspired by the first edition of James Joyce's masterpiece, which debuted in 1922 features Roses, Sweet and Cheap, Soon Sour scent combines top notes of sweet mandarin and wildflower honey with middle notes of lily and rose. Hints of woody amber and powder in the base provide a rich, earthy balance to the clean floral notes.
The 700-plus-page stream-of-consciousness tale has lost none of its charms.
The first edition of the book was printed in bright “Aegean” blue wrappers, as Joyce specified himself, and was published by a bookstore, in Paris, which had never printed a book before, and never would again.
750 copies were the normal issue; 150 copies were printed on a larger format, handmade paper; 100 copies were signed by Joyce. Among the people who first purchased the edition were Gertrude Stein and Ernest Hemingway, who purchased several copies.
None of the 1,000 were allowed in the United States.
We have seen it on sale for $75,000 at Christie’s and is very popular among collectors.
Roses, Sweet and Cheap, Soon Sour scent profile:
- Top note: Ozone, Mandarin
- Heart: Rose, Lily
- Base: Amber, Powder, Honey
100% Premium Soy Wax and Natural Oils
Woven cotton Wick
Hand-poured in Santa Monica, CA