The Ballad of Reading Gaol

C. 3. 3. (Oscar Wilde)

Published by Leonard Smithers, Royal Arade, London W, 1898
Condition: VG/VG+ Hardcover
From Retloks Bookstore (North Falmouth, MA, U.S.A.)

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Publisher's Roman Numeral '1898' date on title page. Fifth Edition stated by publisher on back of title page. Authored by Oscar Wilde while in prison. Fifth edition seldom found. A handsome copy of this elusive book. Hard bound in publisher's original brown and cream colored cloth covers. "Wilde' in ink penned on spine cover by previous owner. Clearly legible gilt letters on spine cover. 31 hand made paper pages. Top page ends finished. Others rough cut by hand. A few pages unopened. Some uncut. Some light soiling to covers. Light rubbing to spine ends with all cloth present. Corners have a bit more wear.Corners bumped a bit. Altogether a very nice, solid, tight, complete copy with clean internals with no foxing. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007986

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Title: The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Publisher: Leonard Smithers, Royal Arade, London W

Publication Date: 1898

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:VG/VG+

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Fifth Edition, So Stated.

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