Lot 253 of 302:
Astral Edition of Oscar Wilde finely bound  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$3,000
Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,500

Title:
The Writings of Oscar Wilde - the Astral Edition

Author:
Wilde, Oscar

Place:
London

Publisher:
Keller-Farmer Co.

Date:
1907

Description:

15 volumes. With photogravures in two states from paintings, photographs, and drawings (4 of which are by Aubrey Beardsley). 20.2x14 cm (8x5½"), uniformly bound in red morocco with floriated corner devices stamped in gilt, red and green, raised bands, lettered in gilt on spines with floral decoration, tan morocco doublures with tooled floral cornerpieces in gilt, moiré silk endpapers, top edges gilt, others untrimmed. No. 1 from an edition limited to 52 sets.

Handsome set of Oscar Wilde's works, one of 52 sets.

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Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light rubbing at spine ends and along joints of some volumes, De Profundis volume with a tear at head of spine; mild toning to leaves, light wear, a few loose tissue guards, two plates starting; overall about near fine.


 
Item number:
301727
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