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THE SHORT STORIES OF OSCAR WILDE by  Oscar WILDE - Hardcover - Signed - 1968 - from Charles Agvent and Biblio.co.uk

THE SHORT STORIES OF OSCAR WILDE

by WILDE, Oscar

Condition: Spine sunned, as nearly always the case, with some wear to the spine label. Very Good, lacking the slipcase


(Burlington, VT): Limited Editions Club, 1968. Hardcover. Spine sunned, as nearly always the case, with some wear to the spine label. Very Good, lacking the slipcase. James Hill. Small quarto (7-3/4" x 10-1/8") bound in full red silk cloth. With an introduction by Robert Gorham Davis and 12 full-page and 2 double-spread color reproductions of paintings by James Hill. Copy #894 of 1500 SIGNED by the artist on the colophon page.

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde, better known as Oscar Wilde is best known for "The Picture of Dorian Gray" and his play, "The Importance of Being Earnest."


  • Bookseller: Charles Agvent US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 018721
  • Title: THE SHORT STORIES OF OSCAR WILDE
  • Author: WILDE, Oscar
  • Illustrator: James Hill
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Spine sunned, as nearly always the case, with some wear to the spine label. Very Good, lacking the slipcase
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Limited Editions Club
  • Place: (Burlington, VT)
  • Date published: 1968
  • Keywords: Oscar Wilde; Signed; Limited Editions; Color Plates; Modern Firsts
  • Bookseller catalogs: 19th Century British Literature;


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