18 December 2003
WILDE, Oscar (1854-1900). Works. London: Methuen, 1908.
14 volumes, 8o. Original gilt-decorated limp vellum, upper covers with gilt design after Charles Ricketts consisting of italic title lettering between two medallions depicting a flying dove, and below a third medallion showing a star rising above the waters, flat spines gilt-lettered in italic, top edges gilt, others uncut (a few covers slightly bowing and with minor rubbing or darkening).
FIRST COLLECTED EDITION, LIMITED ISSUE, one of 80 sets on Japanese vellum from a total edition of 1,080. (14)
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