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Poemes by  Lord Alfred Douglas - Paperback - First - 1896 - from Houle Rare Books & Autographs (SKU: 2222408)

Poemes

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Poemes

by Douglas, Lord Alfred

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First edition, ordinary paper issue. Small octavo. Frontispiece portrait of Douglas by Walter Spindler. Original cream wrappers, glassine dust wrapper (just a trifle chipped), edges uncut. Very good. 191 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Enclosed in tan cloth slipcase with leather label.


Douglas first book was a translation from the French of Oscar Wilde's Salome in 1894.

Poems is unusual in that the text has been printed in both English and French.

Printed by L'Imprimerie Albouy.

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Bookseller
Houle Rare Books & Autographs US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
2222408
Title
Poemes
Author
Douglas, Lord Alfred
Illustrator
Walter Spindler
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good+
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
The Mercure de France
Place of Publication
Paris
Date Published
1896
Pages
191
Size
Octavo
Bookseller catalogs
LITERATURE;
Size
Octavo

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wrappers
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Cloth
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octavo
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edges
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