1906. Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1906.
12mo, 54 pp. Title page in red and black. Green paper wrappers over stiff card, decoratively printed and lettered in gilt. Light wear to wrappers, former owner's name and shadow of a lost bookplate on the front free endpapers.
§ A sweet little printing of Wilde's six poetic vignettes in typical Mosher style. Originally published in the July 1894 issue of The Fortnightly Review, a pirated edition was published by Charles Carrington in Paris in 1905, before Mosher's own pirate edition in 1906. In the forward Mosher considers the history and charms of prose poems. Item #123309