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Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)

Auction:
2167
Lot:
229
Sold for:
$5,875$5,000

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Auction:
Sale #2167 - 2167
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 26, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900), The Writings of Oscar Wilde, London and New York, 1907, the Autograph Edition, one of twenty-six lettered copies, fifteen volumes, 8vo, with gilt lettered and tooled light blue morocco extra by Tapley, with Art Nouveau style floral design on cover, the interior with burgundy doublure and marbled end papers, most illustrations in duplicate or triplicate states/medium and Poems volume signed by Richard Le Gallienne with an Autograph note signed by Wilde tipt in, "There is some mistake over the cheque - it can be cashed when presented - will you kindly send me the two Scotch dates as I have many engagements in Feby. & dinners (?) etc. I hope your play will succeed", (spine fading)
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

Oscar Wilde, Richard Le Gallienne, London, 19th-century theatre, Autograph