WILDE, Oscar.

[The Works.]

London: Methuen & Co, 1908 Stock Code: 130801
£5,750.00

Handsome Zaehnsdorf binding

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Notes

First collected edition of Wilde's works, one of 1,000 unnumbered sets on handmade paper. The texts were mostly taken from the last editions to be supervised by the author, in some cases with additional matter here published for the first time. The copyright of The Picture of Dorian Gray was held by Charles Carrington, so that volume alone appears with his Paris imprint. An additional 80 copies on japon were also issued.

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Description

14 volumes, octavo (205 x 144 mm). Near-contemporary red morocco by Zaehnsdorf, spines lettered in gilt, red cloth sides, marbled endpapers, top edges gilt.

Condition

Spines a little sunned, minor soiling and discolouration to bindings, sporadic minor foxing. A very good set.

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