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Picture of Dorian Gray, The

Wilde, Oscar

Published by Horace Liveright, New York, 1930
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Horace Liveright, NY, 1930. Hard Cover. Book Condition: NF, no dust jacket. Illustrated by Majeska (illustrator). First published in 1890 in London, this American edition dates from 1930 with color illustrations by a woman known only as Majeska, who chose to depict the physical transformation of Dorian Gray's portrait. Majeska's Aubrey Beardsley-influenced designs for works of the 19th century fin-de-siècle and Decadent movement were popular in America during this period. Publisher's original black cloth boards, gilt lettering on pink panel on spine, additional gilt lettering and decoration on spine, bevelled edges, t.e.g. An attractive and very scarce copy of this limited numbered edition of the Wilde classic This is copy #1128 of 1540 copies printed, of which only 1500 were for sale. Front and bottom page edges deckled, bright gilt topstain edges, illustrated with eight full-page, full-color drawings by Majeska, frontispiece page in color signed by Majeska. The book is designed by Werner Helmer and printed from type at the Van Rees Press, the type distributed after printing. This copy has been professionally and lovingly restored, hinges rebuilt, spine reinforced, backing and headbands replaced, hinge cracking repaired, text block reglued, original black cloth cover gently cleaned, lightly bumped corners strengthened, new end sheets added. Pages unmarked, tight, square and clean. A wonderful but faded copy magically restored to its original beauty. Bookseller Inventory # 160526

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Title: Picture of Dorian Gray, The

Publisher: Horace Liveright, New York

Publication Date: 1930

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Majeska

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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