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THE WORKS. FIRST COLLECTED EDITION. One of an unnumbered edition of 1000 on handmade Paper

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Publisher Location:
London
Year Published:
1908
Edition:
First Collected Edition Thus
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Inventory No:
032568

Condition

Overall:
Very Good
Dust jacket:
No Dust Jacket
Binding:
Hardcover
Size:
8vo

£1080.00

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This edition was published in a limited edition of 1000 on hand-made paper in 1908; this, therefore is in effect, the first authorised collector's edition; Bound in the original cream cloth, now a little toned but uniform. This set is missing one volume. A House of Pomegranates; the titles included are The Happy Prince, and Other Tales. The Picture of Dorian Gray. The Importance of Being Earnest. De Profundis, with Additional Matter. Lady Windermere's Fan. Intentions, and The Soul of Man. The Duchess of Padua. A Woman of No Importance. An Ideal Husband. Lord Arthur Savile's Crime, and Other Prose Pieces. Salome; A Florentine Tragedy; Vera. Reviews. Miscellanies. and finally Poems. Contents clean and tight, foxing to endpapers and first and last few blanks, internal text very clean, fore edges uncut, top edges with gilt, no inscriptions or foxing. A very good bright copy with one volume missing only.

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