Lot 67 of 327:
Four issues of Kottabos with the work of Oscar Wilde  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$450
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Four issues of Kottabos featuring first printings of poems by Oscar Wilde

Author:
Wilde, Oscar

Place:
Dublin

Publisher:
William McGee

Date:
1876-1879

Description:

4 volumes. (8vo) 21x13.5 cm (8¼x5¼"), original printed wrappers. First Editions. Includes;

  • Vol. II, No. X. Contains "The Rose of Love." 1876.
  • Vol. II, No. XI. Contains "Eur. Hec., 444-483." 1876.
  • Vol. III, No. VI. Contains "La Belle Marguerite." 1879.
  • Vol. III, No. VIII. Contains "Ave! Maria." 1879

First printings of four poems by Oscar Wilde in the pages of the literary magazine of Trinity College. Housed in the printed envelope of revered San Francisco rare book seller David Magee.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear and soiling to wrappers, ownership signature at the top of front wrapper of 3 copies; scattered foxing to wrappers and interiors; all volumes about very good.


 
Item number:
286765
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