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The Picture of Dorian Gray. Illustrated with seven engravings by Eugene Dete from drawings by Paul Thiriat, each with a printed tissue guard.
Paris, Charles Carrington, 1908 [correct 1910].. First Illustrated Edition [Sole copyright and authorized edition]. Large Octavo. 312 pages. Original Hardcover with dustjacket [Half parchment with gilt lettering on spine]. Excellent condition with only minor signs of external wear. Including the extremely scarce dustjacket. A splendid example of this rare publication.. With the tipped-in publisher's note: "This illustrated edition was intended to be issued in 1908, the date given on the title-page; but after the text had been printed, the Artist unfortunately fell ill, and this is the reason why the book has not appeared before the present year, 1910. The Publisher". [ Mason - Bibliography of Oscar Wilde - No. 335].
      [Bookseller: The Time Traveller's Bookshop Ltd.]
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