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  • WILDE, Oscar / G C Lounsbery ( Grace Constant Loun

    Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co, London,, 1913

    Seller: Burwood Books, Wickham Market, United Kingdom

    Association Member: PBFA

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    Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition Thus. Hardback. Large 8vo.95 pages. Original publisher's cream buckram lettered gilt at the spine and cover with gilt illustration. Highly attractive book similar in style to Wilde's complete works set in cream buckram in. Uncommon-- staged at the Vaudeville 28th August 1913 by Monsieur Lou-Tellegen. Large Pickford Waller bookplate by Austin Osman spare on pastedown. Small neat name on fep. First edition of this adaptation Cf. Clark, W.A. Wilde and Wildeiana. 1922-31. v. 4, p. 89-90; [Millard, C.S.] Bibliography of Oscar Wilde. London [1914] p. 352, no. 340- Millard notes only an 83 page paper wraps edition of 80 pages but notes that it states at the last leaf -'a special edition of display, printed on handmade paper, butane from all booksellers price five shillings net.' This is this editione Grace Lounsbery was a minor poet of the late 1890s, she later wrote a respected work on Buddhism. Bright clean copy, spine faintly toned. Near fine.