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Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900)

Auction:
2526B
Lot:
441
Sold for:
$474$400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2526B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 14, 2010 11:00AM

Description:

Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900), Five uniformly bound titles, comprising four pirated editions: The Sphinx, London: privately printed, 1901, numbered 213 of 250 copies, with purple paper titlepage, 4to; Salome. A Tragedy in One Act, London: Melmoth & Co., 1904, pirated edition, out of series edition of 250 copies (not numbered), with illustrations by Aubrey Beardlsey, 8vo; Lady Windermere's Fan, Paris [printed in England], 1903, pirated edition numbered 9 of 250 copies, 8vo; Lord Arthur Savile's Crime. A Study of Duty, London: privately printed, [c.1904], numbered 156 of 300 copies, [Pirated Ed. Mason 598], 8vo; and The Happy Prince and Other Tales, London: David Nutt, 1905, fourth impression, with illustrations by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood, 8vo; all uniformly bound with three quarter brown morocco with marbled boards, and bearing bookplate to front pastedown, (good, with minor toning and some light scattered soiling).
Estimate $400-600

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London, Melmoth & Co., Aubrey Beardlsey, Lady Windermere's Fan, United Kingdom, Paris, Arthur Savile, David Nutt, Jacomb Hood, Walter Crane

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