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Four issues of Kottabos with the work of Oscar Wilde  

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

Wilde, Oscar


William McGee



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

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.

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