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The Ballad of Reading Goal

The Ballad of Reading Goal

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The Ballad of Reading Goal

by Wilde, Oscar

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London: Leonard Smithers, 1899. First Edition. Very Good. First Edition, first printing. One of 800 copies originally printed, which sold out immediately. Very Good. Covers soiled, corners and spine ends softened. Endsheets offset from binder's glue. Previous owner name partially effaced from front paste down. Slight odor to pages. Clipping with apparently forged signature of Oscar Wilde tipped in on recto of final blank sheet, by no means assumed to be authentic.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140938501
Title
The Ballad of Reading Goal
Author
Wilde, Oscar
Book Condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Leonard Smithers
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1899
Bookseller catalogs
Poetry;

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Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Soiled
Generally refers to minor discoloration or staining.
Tipped In
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Recto
The page on the right side of a book, with the term Verso used to describe the page on the left side.
First Edition
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