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The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde by  Oscar WILDE - Hardcover - 1976 - from Bluebird Books (SKU: 83897)

The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde

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The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde

by WILDE, Oscar

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  • hardcover
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Norwalk, Connecticut: The Heritage Press. Near Fine. 1976. Hardcover. A collection of 14 of the author's stories, in a handsome illustrated edition in slipcase. Includes an introduction by Robert Gorham Davis and with color illustrations from paintings by James Hill. --- In bright red variant full cloth-covered boards with ornate 'W' to front panel & titling to spine, both in gilt. Slipcase covered in dark red paper. Sandglass flyer laid in (Norwalk, no number). --- With a hint of sunning to spine, otherwise a clean, unmarked, tightly-bound copy lacking notable damages. Slipcase with slight discoloration, else in good shape.; Tall Octavo - 9 to 10 in. tall; xvi, 313 pages .

Synopsis

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."

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Bookseller
Bluebird Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
83897
Title
The Short Stories of Oscar Wilde
Author
WILDE, Oscar
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Near Fine
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
The Heritage Press
Place of Publication
Norwalk, Connecticut
Date published
1976

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