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The Trials of Oscar Wilde. Regina (Wilde v. Queensberry - Regina v. Wilde and Taylor)

Hyde, H. Montogomery (ed.)

Published by William Hodge and Company, Limited, London, 1948
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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(9), 384 pp, b&w frontis of Oscar Wilde at time of the trials by Count Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, preface, list of b&w illustrations, Foreword by the Right Hon. Sir Travers Humphreys, introduction, leading dates relating to the Wilde trials, First Trial (April, 1895); Second Trial (April, 1895); Third Trial (May, 1895); Appendices: A. Plea of Justification Filed by the Defendant in Regina (Wilde) v. Queensberry; B. Lord Alfred Douglas and Sir Edward Clarke; C. Bankruptcy Proceedings; D. Lord Alfred Douglas and the Aftermath of the Wilde Trials; E. The Problem of Wilde's Inversion; F. The Prevalence of Male Homosexuality in England. Reprint of the First Edition of June 1948: August 1948. Scarce Title. "Harford Montgomery Hyde (1907-1989), born in Belfast, was a barrister, politician (Ulster Unionist MP for Belfast North), author and biographer, who lost his seat in the House of Commons as a result of campaigning for homosexual law reform. Although he had made little secret of his progressive views during the capital punishment debates, the campaign for access to the Casement diaries, Hyde’s political undoing were his parliamentary interventions and outspoken views on the decriminalisation of homosexuality: He wrote extensively about the Oscar Wilde trials and Wilde's immediate circle." Lightly faded spine with age-toned text block edges, else, clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with blind-stamped "WH" on front board, and gilt lettering to spine. Size: 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 004355

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Title: The Trials of Oscar Wilde. Regina (Wilde v. ...

Publisher: William Hodge and Company, Limited, London

Publication Date: 1948

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: Second Printing.

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