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The Ballad of Reading Gaol, Wilde, Oscar

Author Name    Wilde, Oscar

Title   The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Hardcover

Size   4to 11" - 13" tall

Publisher   New York The Heritage Press 1937

Illustrator   Zhenya Gay

Seller ID   340836

Beautifully produced volume of the lyric poem written by Oscar Wilde after his incarceration in the Reading jail not far from Oxford. Gorgeous black-and-white illustrations by Zhenya Gay. Laid-in 4 pp. publisher's flyer "Sandlass" details the author and the route to publication of this volume, including intricate details on its typesetting, cover design, etc. Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Red-stained edges. Dark gray leatherette covers with embossed illustrations designed to represent granite blocks. Sturdy red cardboard slipcase with minor scuffing. 43 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets.

poetry|Oscar Wilde|Zhenya Gay

Price = 19.00 USD


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