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Wilde, Oscar
THE HAPPY PRINCE. LONDON: DAVID NUTT, 1888
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
306
Wilde, Oscar
THE HAPPY PRINCE. LONDON: DAVID NUTT, 1888
Estimate
2,0003,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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Wilde, Oscar
THE HAPPY PRINCE. LONDON: DAVID NUTT, 1888
4to (222 x 163mm.), first edition, one of 1,000 copies, frontispiece and two full-page illustrations by Walter Crane, head- and tail-pieces by Jacomb Hood, original pictorial Japanese vellum boards printed in red and black, some slight spotting, minor wear to covers
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Literature

Mason 313

Catalogue Note

A NEAR FINE COPY of the collection of stories for children which established Wilde's reputation as an author, with the Athenaeum comparing him to Hans Andersen.

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