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WRITINGS OF OSCAR WILDE Uniform Edition Illustrated - Wilde Oscar - 1907. [1216599]
London: A.R. Keller & Co., 1907. 15 volumes. The very fine Oxford Edition LIMITED to only 250 copies numbered by hand in each volume. Handsomely illustrated with tissue-guarded engraved plates by various artist and portraits in photogravure. "Salome" with 4 tinted plates by Aubrey Beardsley. In all there are a total of 48 illustrations. 8vo, in the publisher's impressive original binding designed for the Oxford Edition of full calf, the boards with a elaborate all over raised design in a floral Art Nouveau motif, on the upper cover this design frames a large central bird in gilt, the spine similarly embossed in blind and gilt lettered, pink marbled endpapers and t.e.g. A handsome set, internally fine with no spotting, foxing or evidence of much use, a little offsetting to the endpapers and prelims from the calf turn-ins. The bindings a bit worn at the edges and tips and with the spines a bit mellowed but still quite sturdy with strong hinges. A HANDSOME DELUXE, LIMITED AND EARLY PRINTING OF THE WORKS OF OSCAR WILDE. Includes Wilde's works: Salome, The Duchess of Padua, Vera, Lord Arthur, Savile's Crime, A Woman of No Importance, Intentions, What Never Dies, Poems in Prose, De Profundis, Dorian Gray, Lady Windermere's Fan, Epigrams, A House of Pomegranates, and Poems. Also included are Essays and Stories by Lady Wilde, Criticisms and Reviews, and a Life of Oscar Wilde. Each volume is wonderfully illustrated by either fine artwork of the period or by portraits from contemporary photographs. "Salome" includes 4 of the famous plates by Aubrey Beardsley.
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