Lot 195 of 455:
The Works of Oscar Wilde limited edition  

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Wilde, Oscar

London and Paris

Methuen [and] Charles Carrington

1907-08; 1922


14 of 15 volumes. (8vo) cream cloth, decorated and lettered in gilt, top edges gilt, other edges untrimmed. One of 1000 sets of this edition on handmade paper. First Collected Edition.

Picture of Dorian Gray with the Paris imprint of Charles Carrington all others with Methuen imprint (as issued). One of the more desirable editions of Wilde's collected works. Lacking Volume X: Poems. Includes the final volume, For the Love of the King, published some 14 years after the remainder of the set. 

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Lot Amendments

Spines somewhat darkened, a few with a slight lean, soiling and a few scuffs to cloth; a few cracked hinges, a few discreet repairs; very good or better overall.

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