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WILDE, Oscar

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Price: $11,000.00


Place Published: Oxford
Publisher: Thomas Shrimpton
Date Published: 1878

Description: Recited in The Theatre, Oxford, June 26, 1878. 16p., grey-green wrappers, faded at the edges, with one short closed tear, and a tiny chip at the lower corner. Oxford: Thomas Shrimpton, 1878

Comments: The Newdigate Prize Poem. First issue of Wilde's first book, with the crest on the front wrapper & title page, and autographed- "with the author's compliments". As with the other very small number of inscribed copies, this one has a vertical crease down the middle as if once folded to fit in the pocket of someone who attended the reading. Now housed in a half morocco slipcase.

Signed: Y
Edition: First
Binding: paperback
Condition: very good(+)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 208364


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