The Ballad of Reading Gaol & Other Poems

WILDE, Oscar (author). Hans Alexander MUELLER (illustrator). The Ballad of Reading Gaol & Other Poems.

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WILDE, Oscar (author). Hans Alexander MUELLER (illustrator). The Ballad of Reading Gaol & Other Poems. London; The Peter Pauper Press. [1947].

8vo. Original cream boards prettily blocked in olive green and purple to both covers, top edge purple, preserved in original slipcase with onlaid pictorial label; pp. [iv], 3-93 + [i]; with wood-engraved vignettes in sepia; a near fine copy with toning to spine, protected by a pleasing dustwrapper with some fading, wear to edges and splitting, now neatly and professionally repaired.
First edition illustrated thus, printed on paper specially made for the press.

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