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Oscar Wilde
1994 The Ballad of Reading Gaol Oscar Wilde Limited Ed Garrick Palmer Scarce
London: Old Stile Press. Click here to see our other books! The Ballad of Reading Gaol Oscar Wilde 1994 Old Stile Press : London 10.5" by 7" 45, [1]pp SUMMARY A very scarce, exquisitely illustrated, limited edition copy of Oscar Wilde's poem 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol'. Written by Wilde following his incarceration following his conviction of 'gross indecency'. First Edition,Illustrated,Publishers' Original Binding,With Slipcase Overall Condition: Fine This book weighs 0.75 KG when packed UK Postage: £ FREE POSTAGE US Postage: £ 19.99 EU Postage: £ 15.99 European Postage: £ 16.99 Asia Postage: £ 21.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 25.99 DESCRIPTION A limited edition work, signed by the illustrator Garrick Palmer. First thus, the first printing of this edition. This is number 144 of 225 copies printed. Designed and printed by Nicolas Mcdowall at The Old Stile Press, Catchmays Court, Llandogo near Monmouth. Set in Baskerville type. In the original slipcase. 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol' narrated the execution of Charles Thomas Wooldbridge, a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards. It moves from objective story-telling to symbolic identification with the prisoners as a whole. A fine example of this very scarce edition. CONDITION In the publisher's original paper covered boards. In original slipcase. Externally, in a fine condition. Slipcase is also fine. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are very bright and clean. Bookmark ribbons remain. Overall Condition: Fine Fine GLOSSARY OF TERMS Overall Condition (Dustwrapper condition rating is shown after that for the book itself, where a dustwrapper i … [Click Below for Full Description]
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