The notes consist of published pages from the Penguin 1969 paperback edition of Ulysses to which Burgess has fixed typewritten and manuscript passages of commentary. (Burgess has also crossed out several passages within the published text by hand.)
The published pages are numbered 9-12, 23-30, 57-58, 61-64, 139-150, 323-336, 339-344, 513-532, and 701-703 and correspond to the following sections:
Part I (Telemachus): from 'Stately plump Buck Mulligan' (p. 9) to page 12; then pages 24-29 to the end of this section ('Usurper').
Part II (Calypso): pages 57-58, 62-65. Section begins 'Mr Leopold Bloom ate with relish'.
An extract from 'Aeolus' (the newspaper office chapter), pp. 140-150. From 'ITALIA, MAGISTRA ARTIUM' to 'Tickled the old ones, too ...'.
Pages 323 to 343. From 'So anyhow in came John Wayne Nolan' to 'like a shot off a shovel.'
Extract from 'Circe' chapter, pp. 514-532. From 'PIANOLA: My girl's a Yorkshire girl' to the end of this section: 'A white lambkin peeps out of his waistcoat pocket.'
'Penelope': Molly Bloom's monologue, pp. 702-704. From 'try again so I I can get up early' to 'yes I said yes I will Yes.'
Burgess has divided the published pages into 4 sections, numbered 1-4, and he has re-numbered each of the pages in sections 1-3 from 1-44.