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Wilde, Oscar; Eugene Detet [Engravings]; Paul Thiriat [Drawings]
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Paris: Charles Carrington, 1908 [1910]. First Illustrated Edition. First illustrated edition. 312 pp. with publisher's tipped-in slip announcing delay and frontispiece. Original white three-quarter faux vellum over gray boards with gilt ruling and spine lettering. Very Good with dampstaining to foot, toning to head, contents generally bright and in nicer shape. In a serviceable example of the rare original jacket chipped at head (2") and tail, small closed tear to top of front panel, rubbed along edges, toning and dampstaining to spine. Oscar Wilde's classic Gothic horror tale with full-page wood engravings by Eugene Dété from drawings by Paul Thiriat, each with a tissue guard titled in crimson. Very Good. [Attributes: In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Burnside Rare Books [United States]

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