The Writings... Uniform Edition.
London and New York: A.R. Keller, 1907. 15 vols., 8vo, illustrations in every volume. Original de luxe binding of half dark green morocco, gilt tops, backstrips uniformly ages to brown, gilt decorations and lettering still bright. In all, a very good set Limited to 800 sets, usually found in cloth, within which this is the Florentine edition limited to 450 sets in a special binding. The contents are: [v.1] A house of pomegranates. The happy prince, and other tales.-[v.2] Lady Windermere's fan. The importance of being earnest.-[v.3] Lord Arthur Savile's crime. The portrait of Mr. W.H., and other stories.-[v.4] Poems, including Ravenna, The ballad of Reading Gaol, The sphinx, etc., with an introd. by Richard Le Gallienne.-[v.5] The picture of Dorian Gray.-[v.6] Intentions.-[v.7] A woman of no importance. An ideal husband.-[v.8] Essays, criticisms and reviews.-[v.9] What never dies; a romance by Barbey d'Aurevilly translated into English by Sebastian Melmoth (Oscar Wilde).-[v.10] Epigrams: phrases and philosophies for the use of the young.-[v.11] Salome. The Duchess of Padua. Vera.-[v. 12] Poems in prose.-[v.13] De profundis, from the original unexpurgated German edition, translated by Henry Zick.-[v.14] Essays and stories by Lady Wilde (Speranza).-[v.15] His life, with a critical estimate of his writings. The illus. to Salome in v.11 are by Aubrey Beardsley.
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