Oscar Wilde

The Sphinx

Elkin Mathews & John Lane at The Sign of The Bodley Head

1894

Complimentary shipping

Price:

International shipping available

Customs duties and taxes may apply.

Ships from: New Jersey, United States

Taxes not included

VAT and other taxes are not reflected in the listed pricing. Read more

Authenticity guaranteed

We guarantee the authenticity of this item.

Details

Up arrow

Description

First-edition illustrated copy of Oscar Wilde's The Sphinx.

  • Oscar Wilde (English).
  • Illustrated by Charles Rickets (English).
  • London: Elkin Mathews & John Lane at The Sign of The Bodley Head, 1894.
  • Limited edition of 200 copies.
  • Bound in original art nouveau gilt decorated vellum.
  • Housed in a half red morocco clamshell slipcase with raised bands and gilt decorated spine.

Condition Report

Revive
Fair
Good
Star iconVery Good
Like New

Foxing to one side of the first 8 leaves.

Previous owners bookplate to front pastedown.

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 inches / 21.59 cm
Width: 7 inches / 17.78 cm

Feature(s)

First Edition

Language

English

Subject

Vellum, Novels, Fine bindings

Conditions of Business

Please note that the cancellation right for EU/UK purchasers applies to this item. Please read Condition 19 of the Buy Now Marketplace Conditions of Business for buyers for more information. Read more here.