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The Happy Prince and Other Tales. Illustrated: Oscar Wilde.

Oscar Wilde.

Published by London, David Nutt. Number 60 of only 75 numbered copies signed by the publisher and Oscar Wilde. (1888)

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Item Description: London, David Nutt. Number 60 of only 75 numbered copies signed by the publisher and Oscar Wilde., 1888. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Number 60 of only 75 numbered copies signed by the publisher and Oscar Wilde. First edition. Size of the binding: 7 3/4 in. x 11 1/4 in. Signed limitation page; half-title; title-page in red and black; 116 pp. + printer's page. The illustrations include three by Walter Crane (each of which is in two states) and a smaller illustration at the beginning of each story; each illustration is mounted. Bound in full, brown, crushed morocco by Stikeman with its stamp, featuring five raised bands on the spine, gilt titling, and a richly gilt design on the covers; inner green morocco doublures, dentelles, and gray silk endpapers; top-edge gilt. An extremely fine copy in a brown cloth-covered slipcase. The slipcase edges show light wear. [Limitation Statement]: "Seventy-five copies of this Edition have been printed, sixty-five of which are for sale. All are numbered and signed by the Publisher." [signed]: Oscar Wilde. This Copy is No. 60 [signed]: D Nutt. Signed by Author(s). Bookseller Inventory # L-39

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The Happy Prince and Other Tales: Wilde, Oscar

Wilde, Oscar

Published by London: David Nutt (1888)

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Item Description: London: David Nutt, 1888. Hardcover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Crane, Walter; Hood, Jacomb (illustrator). 1st Edition. Illustrated by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood. First edition. One of 1,000 copies. Paper covered boards, with an illustration by Hood to the front board in black, decoratively lettered in red. An excellent copy, with some light rubbing to the extremities, minor toning to the spine, a few tiny chips to the spine head, a few spots of light soiling to the otherwise bright boards, minor crease to the rear board, tiny split to the paper hinge inside the front cover, otherwise tight and sturdy binding with bright and clean pages. Overall, a lovely and unsophisticated copy of an extremely fragile book. Housed in a custom folding box. Mason 313. The Happy Prince and Other Tales is a collection of fairy tales and fables, including "The Happy Prince," "The Nightingale and the Rose," "The Selfish Giant," "The Devoted Friend," and "The Remarkable Rocket." Although they are primarily geared toward children, the stories in this volume are laden with Wilde's signature wit and have a melancholy and sometimes sarcastic undertone. This volume is beautifully illustrated in black and white by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood. Specifically, Crane illustrated the full-page plates (including the frontispiece), and Hood created the in-text illustrations for the chapter headings and the front cover. Bookseller Inventory # OW032

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Item Description: 13 volumes by Methuen and Co., London; "The Picture of Dorian Gray" at Charles Carrington, Paris, 1908., 1908. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, LIMITED to 1000 sets on handmade paper. 14 volumes. 8vo. Finely bound in recent hall dark green oasis morocco with gilt titles and extra gilt to spines, cloth boards, top edge gilt. Fine. A handsome set that includes several first editions. Mason [420-448a]. Bookseller Inventory # 39461

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The Happy Prince and Other Tales: Wilde, Oscar

Wilde, Oscar

Published by Published by London: David Nutt (1888)

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Item Description: Published by London: David Nutt, 1888. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. A work that bolstered Wilde’s cache and which he described as “not for children, but for childlike people from eighteen to eighty.”*** One of 1000 copies published in May of 1888. Preceded by an extremely rare signed limited edition of 75 copies. Illustrated by Walter Crane and Jacob Hood. Original Japanese vellum boards a bit rubbed, with small stain at foot of spine. Endpapers discolored by binder's glue, else internally clean. Very Good or better in a great custom folding-case. A solid copy of a title that's rare in nice original condition. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-17763931176

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WILDE Oscar CRANE Walter

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Item Description: 1888. First Edition. WILDE, Oscar. The Happy Prince and Other Tales. Illustrated by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood. London: David Nutt, 1888. Quarto, full teal morocco, raised bands, patterned endpapers, top edges gilt, uncut; original pictorial Japanese vellum boards bound in. $3800.Rare first trade edition, one of 1000 copies printed, with original Japanese vellum pictorial boards bound in, handsomely bound in full morocco.Wilde's "reputation as an author dated from the publication of The Happy Prince and Other Tales". Wilde presents the stories like sacraments of a lost faith". Their occasional social satire is subordinated to a sadness unusual in fairy tales"¯ (Ellmann, 299). Wilde wrote that he intended these stories "partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of wonder and joy, and who find in simplicity a subtle strangeness"¯ (Hart-Davis, Letters of Oscar Wilde, 219). Includes, in addition to the title story, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Devoted Friend, and The Remarkable Rocket. With illustrated head and tail pieces by Jacomb Hood, and three plates by Walter Crane. Published the same year as the exceptionally rare signed limited edition of only 75 copies. Mason 313. Bookplate.Only a few isolated spots of pinpoint foxing, only very light expert restoration to extremities of morocco. A near-fine copy. Bookseller Inventory # 86234

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WILDE, Oscar.

Published by London: David Nutt, 1888 (1888)

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Item Description: London: David Nutt, 1888, 1888. Quarto. Finely bound by The Chelsea Bindery in purple morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, single rule to boards gilt, pictorial block to front board gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. Some occasional light foxing, an excellent copy finely bound. Frontispiece with tissue guard and 2 full-page plates by William Crane, head- and tailpiece vignettes by Jacob Hood. First edition, trade issue. Bookseller Inventory # 101754

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Wilde,Oscar;Crane,Walter;Hood,Jacomb

Published by David Nutt,London, (1888)

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Item Description: David Nutt,London, 1888. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Quite a rare rendition of The Happy Prince. First edition of Oscar Wilde's marvellous all-time favourite work, as illustrated and embellished by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood. Later dark red full leather binding with spine gilt and decorated in compartments,gilt-ruled covers.Later laid-paper endpapers and additional free blanks.Small previous owner's Christmas inscription on the upper corner of half-title, another similar on title. Otherwise clean and unmarked.Binding with a little wear but well done and solid.Please inquire.Photographs via email.Please allow 24 hours for confirmation of availability and postage costs.We are here to help and look forward to hearing from you. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-1348326549

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The Happy Prince.: Oscar Wilde. Hand

Oscar Wilde. Hand coloured, Printed and Bound by Mikhail Magaril.

Published by New York, Summer Garden Editions, (1997)

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Item Description: New York, Summer Garden Editions, 1997. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Wilde. Oscar, The Happy Prince. Preface by Morris Jacobs, illustrated by Mikhail Magaril. New York, Summer Garden Editions, 1997. 1st Edition, Fifty copies of this book were printed. The edition was hand coloured, bound and signed by the artist & Morris Jacobs. This copy number 32. Narrow Folio approx 430mm x 150mm. Black and pictorial yellow cloth, gilt and black label to spine. PP36, set in Garamond Number 3. 50 copies of this book were printed on Fabriano Rosaspina paper by offset lithography. With an additional Drypoint watercolour number 3 of 5 signed by Magaril. All enclosed within a labelled black and grey clamsell box. 1 very light mark to box and bump to corner. Book and illustration in mint condition. This fine, beautiful book has been hand made by the artist Mikhail Magaril. A must for any collector of Oscar Wilde, Magril, Designer Bound Books or Drypoint Limited Prints. A book to treasure. Signed by Illustrator(s). Bookseller Inventory # 92117

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The Happy Prince. and Other Tales.: ROBINSON, Charles) WILDE,

ROBINSON, Charles) WILDE, Oscar.

Published by London: Duckworth, 1913 (1913)

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Item Description: London: Duckworth, 1913, 1913. Quarto. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in purple morocco, titles and decoration to spine gilt, raised bands, pictorial block to front board gilt, single rule to boards gilt, marbled endpapers, twin rule to turn-ins gilt, gilt edges. Some minor spotting to a few leaves otherwise an excellent copy in a fine binding. With 12 mounted colour plates, captioned tissue guards and some illustrations throughout the text. First Robinson edition. Bookseller Inventory # 106266

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WILDE, Oscar. CRANE, Walter and HOOD, Jacomb (illustrate).

Published by David Nutt, London. (1888)

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Item Description: David Nutt, London., 1888. First edition. 1000 copies were printed. There was also a limited signed edition of 75 copies. Royal octavo. pp [x], 116. Tissue-guarded black-and-white frontispiece and two other full-page plates by Walter Crane; head- and tail-pieces by Jacomb Hood. Bound by Riviere in full green morocco, raised bands, gilt rules. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. Bound in at the rear is the Japanese pictorial vellum paper lettered in red used for the original upper cover. Contains the title-story, "The Nightingale and the Rose", "The Selfish Giant", "The Devoted Friend" and "The Remarkable Rocket". One of the monuments of children's literature. On the front pastedown is the bookplate of the noted New York collector Samuel Heiman. Spine and cover edges rubbed and inevitably faded from green to brown. Slight spotting of prelims. Traces of two small stickers on first blank. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # WILDEOSC023286

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Item Description: London: printed for J. Huggonson, 1742. No Binding. Book Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 12 pp. Folio, disbound. First edition. A poem published in the spring of 1742, prematurely celebrating a rapprochement between the King and his eldest son, following the fall of Walpole in late January (Foxon cites an advertisement in the March issue of the London Magazine). The enmity between the two had for some time symbolized the loss of national pride and confidence caused by a government widely viewed as venal and corrupt: "What heart not bled to see the C--rt so chang'd. / The K--g enrag'd, the humble P----- estrang'd?" Such optimism turned out to be misplaced. "After the resignation of Walpole a partial reconciliation with the King took place, but, possibly because the King took no steps towards increasing the Prince's allowance, matters were soon again on their old footing." -- DNB. First and last pages a bit dust-soiled, small old library number at the top of the title-page; small pieces torn from the upper inner corners of the title-page, but a sound copy, from the recently dispersed collection of J. W. B. Willis Bund (1843-1928), barrister, scholar, founder of the Worcestershire Historical Society, and author of numerous publications on aspects of Worcestershire and Welsh history; his extensive library was for many years on deposit at the Worcester Public Library, where Foxon examined this copy. Very rare; the ESTC lists two copies (LAM; CSmH), to which Foxon adds two more (WOp; CtY). Foxon H40. Bookseller Inventory # 443h-p

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HAPPY PRINCE: WILDE,OSCAR

WILDE,OSCAR

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Item Description: (ROBINSON,CHARLES)illus. THE HAPPY PRINCE by Oscar Wilde. London: Duckworth (1913). 4to (8 x 10"), gilt pictorial purple cloth, top edge gilt, offsetting on endpaper else near Fine. 1st edition with these illustrations. Illustrated by Robinson with 12 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards plus numerous text drawings as well as pictorial endpapers and title page. This is a nice copy of one of Robinson's most desired books and the most beautiful edition of these fairy tales. Bookseller Inventory # 34952

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HAPPY PRINCE: WILDE,OSCAR

WILDE,OSCAR

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Item Description: (ROBINSON,CHARLES)illus. THE HAPPY PRINCE by Oscar Wilde. NY: Putnam (1913). 4to (8 x 10"), gilt pictorial purple cloth, top edge gilt, lightly faded in spots of rear cover, light scattered foxing mainly in beginning pages, VG+ condition. 1st U.S. edition with these illustrations, printed in England. Illustrated by Robinson with 12 magnificent tipped-in color plates with lettered tissue guards plus numerous text drawings as well as pictorial endpapers and title page. Contains The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Devoted Friend and The Remarkable Rocket. Probably the most beautiful edition of these fairy tales. Bookseller Inventory # 38463

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Item Description: Methuen, London., 1908. First collected edition. Octavo. Fourteen volumes. One of 1000 sets printed on handmade paper. Original cream gilt decorated buckram. Top edges gilt. Ex-library copy, "released by Ampleforth College Library 1987", with bookplates and shelfmarks written in ink on the front pastedown and front free endpaper of each volume, and with rubber library-stamps on the verso of each title-page and on the last page. Cloth rubbed and grubby but internally a clean reading copy. Good. Bookseller Inventory # WILDEOSC022531

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Wilde, Oscar

Published by Duckworth & Co., London (1913)

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Item Description: Duckworth & Co., London, 1913. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good+. Robinson, Charles (illustrator). 1st Illustrated Edition. New Edition, reset. 1st illustrated Edition. 12 full-pahe tipped-in colour Plates by Charles Robinson with captioned tissue facing each. Many other drawings and sketches throughout. Illustrations on endpapers. Foxing on some pages. 133 pages. Top Edge Gilt. Previous owner's name, date and 6 work inscription on ffep. Purple cloth with gilt illustration and gilt titles on front and spine. Edge wear at top and bottom of spine. Front cover is sharp and in excellent condition. Overall VG+. Bookseller Inventory # C08925

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WILDE, Oscar. ROBINSON, Charles (illustrates).

Published by Duckworth, London. (1913)

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Item Description: Duckworth, London., 1913. First edition with these illustrations. Royal Octavo. 134 pages. Twelve tipped-in colour plates, with captioned tissue guards, by Charles Robinson, as well as other illustrations and decorations. Period binding by Sangorski & Sutcliffe of three-quarter red morocco with marbled boards and endpapers, spine renewed. Top edge gilt.Bookplate on front free endpaper. A bit of foxing to prelims and last few leaves. Very good. Bookseller Inventory # WILDEOSC021767

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The Works of Oscar Wilde, Portrait of: Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde

Published by Collins, UK (1949)

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Item Description: Collins, UK, 1949. Three-Quarter Leather. Book Condition: Fine. Reprint. Reprint 1949. The works of Oscar Wilde including Portrait of Dorian Grey, Lord Arthur's Crme and Other Stroies, A House of Pomegranates, The Happy Prince, Plays, Poems and Essays. Over 1100 pages. Bound in three quarter calf leather and hand marbled boards. Book is fine with bright boards. Clean contents. Cloth slip case with small stain mark. More images can be taken upon request. Ref 9177 Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 011523

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Wilde, Oscar

Published by Duckworth & Co, London (1913)

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Item Description: Duckworth & Co, London, 1913. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. (Ref. S4) Green cloth boards with faded gilt decoration to spine and also man on pedestal decoration embossed to front. Gilt is completely faded. Some pale stains to spine otherwise good covers. Split to joint top right corner of spine and also at hinge inside with threads showing. Binding still firm. Dedication at front endpaper. Endpapers browned. Foxing to prelims and more moderately throughout. All 12 colour plates by Charles Robinson are present, bright and undamaged. Bookseller Inventory # 003724

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Wilde, Oscar.

Published by Underhill (Plymouth) Ltd., Plymouth. (1970)

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Item Description: Underhill (Plymouth) Ltd., Plymouth., 1970. Book Condition: Scarce. Pristine. Limited Edition number 136 (275 only). Signed Limited Edition on Hand Made Paper. Illustrated. Handmade paper signed by publisher and paper maker, blue calf, gilt title. Plain tissue guarded D.J. Bookseller Inventory # 776_12

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Item Description: Boston printed London Re-printed and sold by John Lewis, 1747. First London edition, 8vo., half title, 39, (1)pp., minor foxing, disbound. Thomas Prince of Boston was unusual in that his Sermons include much detail on the background to and the details of the Battle. Bookseller Inventory # 15689

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Oscar Wilde; Charles Robinson [illustrator]

Published by Duckworth & Co, London (1913)

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Item Description: Duckworth & Co, London, 1913. First Edition Thus. 4to., 133pp.; VG; bound in publishers lavender cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on front board and spine; spine faded; corners bumped, head and tail bumped; 12 color plates, printed tissue guards; bookplate; protected in a mylar covering; margins decorated with line drawings printed in grey and black-and-white illustrations; illustrated initials; DC consignment; shelved case 13. Dupont. Bookseller Inventory # 9-48-1262057

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Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900. ; Hyde, H. Montgomery (Harford Montgomery), 1907-1989. ; artwork, Harry Furniss, Max Beerbohm, Aubrey Beardsley, Hermann Struck, Leslie Ward, Toulouse-Lautrec, Charles Ricketts, William Rothenstein, Alfred Thompson, Althea Gyles, Jeasn de Bosschere, Alastair, Arthur Wragg, Frans Masereel, James McNeill Whistler, Rex Whistler, Dorothea Braby, Charles Robinson, Peter Cholerton, Phillipe Jullian, Hans Henning Voigt, Majeska, Paul Thiriat, John Singer Sargent, Henry Keen, W R Sickert, Alfred Bryan, Cecil Beaton, Leon Bakst, Michael Weight, Sheila Jackson, Beatrix Whistler, H Viele, Thomas Nast, Thornton Hunt, Albert Sterner, Carlo Pellegrini, Thomas Griffiths Wainewright, S P Hall, Phil May, Max Meyerfeld

Published by New York : C.N. Potter : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1982 (1982)

ISBN 10: 0517547457 ISBN 13: 9780517547458

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Item Description: New York : C.N. Potter : Distributed by Crown Publishers, 1982, 1982. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. 1st American edtion, 1st printing ; 487 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm ; ISBN: 0517547457; 9780517547458; National Library: 014878580 LCCN: 82-12196 ; LC: PR5812; Dewey: 828/.809 ; OCLC: 8587824 ; purple cloth in pictorial dustjacket ; Contents: Poems -- Requiescat - Ravenna -- Wasted days -- Madonna mia -- Sonnet to liberty -- The arlot's ome -- On the sale by auction of Keat's love letters -- The new remorse -- To my wife, with a copy of my poems -- The Sphinx -- The ballad of Reading Gaol -- Poems in prose -- The disciple -- The artist -- Prose fiction -- Lord Arthur Savile's crime -- The happy prince -- The nightmare and the rose -- The remarkable rocket -- The selfish giant -- The birthday of the Infanta -- The picture of Dorian gray -- Plays -- Lady Windermere's fan -- Salome -- The importance of being Earnest -- The Gribsby episode -- Lectures and essays -- The Irish poets of '48 -- Impressions of America -- Pen, pencil and poison -- The soul of man under socialism -- Phrases and philosophies for the use of the young -- Letters - De Profundis -- To Robert Ross from Reading Prison -- To the Daily Chronicle -- The case of Warder Martin : some cruelties of prison life -- To Robert Ross from Berneval, France -- To the Daily Chronicle -- Prison reform -- To Robert Ross from Rome ; "Critical introduction and background information accompany selections of Wilde's writings that includes The Selfish Giant, Lady Windermere's Fan, The Importance of Being Earnest, and The Picture of Dorian Gray" ; large, heavy volume ; nick on corner of dustjacket, else FINE/FINE. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 007201

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Wilde, Oscar.

Published by Stamford, CT: The Overbrook Press, 1936. (1936)

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Item Description: Stamford, CT: The Overbrook Press, 1936., 1936. 1st Edition. 1st ed. thus. One of 250 copies designed by Rudolph Ruzicka and featuring his wood engravings. Nearly fine with corner tips rubbed in slipcase as issued. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 8711

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Oscar Wilde

Published by G.P. Putnam, New York (1913)

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Item Description: G.P. Putnam, New York, 1913. Pictorial Cloth. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dj. Charles Robinson (illustrator). 1st Edition Thus. a fair to good copy. of the 1st appearance of the Charles Robinson 4to edition of the Happy Prince, with all original hand tipped on 12 color plates with their tissue guards, original gilt purple cloth, a faded a tad, According to Mason, 324, Bibliography of Oscar, there were 500 copies in all printed. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Private Press. Bookseller Inventory # 000041

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Wilde, Oscar

Published by Mosher Press - Privately Printed, Portland (1919)

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Item Description: Mosher Press - Privately Printed, Portland, 1919. 1st Thus. vg/; lacks spine; gift card (originally pasted in) laid in; uncut, hand-made paper; interior tight and clean. Bookseller Inventory # 018910

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Wilde, Oscar

Published by Frederick Stokes NYC 1913 (1913)

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Item Description: Frederick Stokes NYC 1913, 1913. 8 color plates by spencer baird nicols. Color paste on label on front board. Blue boards and gold lettering Book Condition - VG, First Edition. Hardcover 30% off our entire inventory, for the entire month of December! Need to ship to more than one address? Just in time for holiday giving, free shipping for one additional address on orders of 50 dollars or more! Free tracking on all orders, all year long. Bookseller Inventory # 93967

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Wilde, Oscar:

Published by Feltham: Paul Hamlyn (1968)

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Item Description: Feltham: Paul Hamlyn, 1968. First UK edition (originally published in Prague in same year by Artia?). HB. Pale grey cloth with black titles to spine and black and orange motifs to front (swallow); and pictorial dustjacket. 56pp, quarto. With beautiful colour plates from paintings by Ota Janecek throughoout, many full page; also swallow drawings to endpapers. Very Good in Very Good jacket, protected by plastic clear sleeve (publisher's). Jacket has some colour fade to spine, a few small marks, and some cockling to front. Bookseller Inventory # 26250

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Oscar Wilde

Published by Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York (1913)

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From: Frank J. Raucci, Bookseller (Wallingford, CT, U.S.A.)

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Item Description: Frederick A. Stokes Company, New York, 1913. Hard Cover/Cloth. Book Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Spencer Baird Nichols (illustrator). First Edition. First Edition, 1st Printing. A VERY GOOD, bright, clean, tight, collector-worthy copy. Original owner's inked name and "Mar. 25 1914" date on the front endpaper. Blue cloth boards with gold gilt lettering and a 3 1/2" x 3 3/4" full-color pastedown illustration of a fairy in floral scene on the front cover and gold gilt lettering on spine. CONTENTS (7 Stories): The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Young King, The Star-Child, The Fisherman and His Soul, and The Birthday of the Infanta. Book enhanced with 8 full-page, full-color illustrations by noted artist Spencer Baird Nichols. 204 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 012382

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Wilde, Oscar

Published by The Archive Press, Issaquah, Washington (1980)

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Item Description: The Archive Press, Issaquah, Washington, 1980. Book Condition: Near Fine. Title page linoleum block illustration by Rick Lindberg. First edition thus, limited to 135 numbered copies signed by designer Alan Ligda. The type is Frederic W. Goudy's California Old Style. Printed with custom-made inks on Leaf hand-made natural white wove paper, with hand-marbled endpapers. Bound in hand-made natural white wove paper wrappers, blind-stamped on the front. Two copies of the original prospectus are laid in. Some mild creasing to the spine head; otherwise near fine. An exquisite production. Bookseller Inventory # 51792

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Wilde, Oscar + Robinson, Charles ( illustrator )

Published by Duckworth & Co London (1913)

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From: Deightons (Bournemouth, United Kingdom)

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Item Description: Duckworth & Co London, 1913. 1st edition thus. 4to. 133 + (1)pp. 9 from 12 colour tissue guarded plates complete. Purple cloth covers, gilt lettering to front & spine, gilt prince standing on podium on front. Top edge gilt. Original white eps. Covers : fading to spine, rubs spine edges and corners else clean and unchipped. Contents : 2 plates intact but loose with backing card edges frayed, sl browning to eps else clean and tight. Clean & tight copy with rubbed spine & only 9 from 12 good plates. VG-. Bookseller Inventory # 55361

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