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Oscar Wilde

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About this Item: Heron Publishing, 1970. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Attractive decorative gilt faux leather boards. A nice little copy. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Seller Inventory # mon0008354576

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OSCAR WILDE

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About this Item: Methuen. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable. Seller Inventory # mon0001285949

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OSCAR WILDE

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About this Item: Methuen, 1911. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable. Used but acceptable condition, clean, lightly read pages, but some shelf wear on cover, including creasing, and tanning to closed edges, and please note cover may be different to that depicted, as the publication date is 1951 Shipped from the UK within 2 business days of order being placed. Seller Inventory # mon0000099804

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Wilde, Oscar

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OSCAR WILDE

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About this Item: Methuen, 1911. Hard Cover. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. 4TH EDITION. FRONT ENDPAPER IS LOOSE AND SOME WATER STAINING TO BOARDS, 163 PAGES COMPLETE TO READ. Seller Inventory # 011810

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Oscar WIlde

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Oscar Wilde

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them. Seller Inventory # APC9781547070572

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Oscar Wilde

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2017. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them. Seller Inventory # APC9781547070572

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Wilde, Oscar

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Wilde, Oscar

Published by London, Methuen, 1911; (1911)

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About this Item: London, Methuen, 1911;, 1911. Hardback. Good-/ No dust jacket. vi, 163pp. Light foxing to prelims. Old sellotape on front hinge, lacks ffep. Stained blue covers with gilt title on spine. A good reading copy. Seller Inventory # 20467

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Oscar Wilde

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.From the corner of the divan of Persian saddle-bags on which he was lying, smoking, as was his custom, innumerable cigarettes, Lord Henry Wotton could just catch the gleam of the honey-sweet and honey-coloured blossoms of a laburnum, whose tremulous branches seemed hardly able to bear the burden of a beauty so flamelike as theirs; and now and then the fantastic shadows of birds in flight flitted across the long tussore-silk curtains that were stretched in front of the huge window, producing a kind of momentary Japanese effect, and making him think of those pallid, jade-faced painters of Tokyo who, through the medium of an art that is necessarily immobile, seek to convey the sense of swiftness and motion. The sullen murmur of the bees shouldering their way through the long unmown grass, or circling with monotonous insistence round the dusty gilt horns of the straggling woodbine, seemed to make the stillness more oppressive. The dim roar of London was like the bourdon note of a distant organ. Seller Inventory # APC9781506195001

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Oscar Wilde

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About this Item: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 2015. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. From the corner of the divan of Persian saddle-bags on which he was lying, smoking, as was his custom, innumerable cigarettes, Lord Henry Wotton could just catch the gleam of the honey-sweet and honey-coloured blossoms of a laburnum, whose tremulous branches seemed hardly able to bear the burden of a beauty so flamelike as theirs; and now and then the fantastic shadows of birds in flight flitted across the long tussore-silk curtains that were stretched in front of the huge window, producing a kind of momentary Japanese effect, and making him think of those pallid, jade-faced painters of Tokyo who, through the medium of an art that is necessarily immobile, seek to convey the sense of swiftness and motion. The sullen murmur of the bees shouldering their way through the long unmown grass, or circling with monotonous insistence round the dusty gilt horns of the straggling woodbine, seemed to make the stillness more oppressive. The dim roar of London was like the bourdon note of a distant organ. Seller Inventory # APC9781506195001

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VASSOS, JOHN [ILLUSTRATOR]. WILDE, OSCAR.

Published by New York E P Dutton (1928)

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About this Item: New York E P Dutton, 1928. Small 4to, pp [8], 124, uncut, with 16 grey printed plates by John Vassos, original cloth backed boards, a little rubbed but a good copy, FIRST EDITION THUS. Dedicated by Vassos 'to all prisoners' there is both political and fantasy escapist suggestion in his take on this most famous of all prison poems. Vassos is famous today as the Art Deco influenced designer of the RCA image. Seller Inventory # 23944

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Wilde, Oscar

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About this Item: Methuen. Hardcover. Condition: Acceptable. This 15th edition 1921 Front endpaper clipped Highlighting/underlining/notes to text. Light foxing. No dust jacket. Pages tanned. Wear/marking to cover. Seller Inventory # mon0001235575

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Wilde, Oscar.

Published by Methuen (1925)

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About this Item: Methuen, 1925. Hardback. Condition: VERY GOOD. 1925. Methuen. Thirteenth. Hard Cover. Book- VG, gilt titles on spine, blue boards. 7x4.5. 163pp. Seller Inventory # 1740783

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WILDE, Oscar.

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About this Item: 1899. Hardback. 31pp Leonard Smithers & Co., London 1899. Printed by the Chiswick Press. Uncut. Covers soiled, contents VG. Seller Inventory # HALL502592

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Wilde (Oscar).

Published by Medium 8vo, seventh edition or later, pp.[vi] + 31, Leonard Smithers, London, 1899 (but up to 1907). (1907)

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About this Item: Medium 8vo, seventh edition or later, pp.[vi] + 31, Leonard Smithers, London, 1899 (but up to 1907)., 1907. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 5th or later Edition. Unauthorised editition, printed on laid paper from stereotyped plates after Leonard Smithers' bankruptcy. Quarter white cloth, gilt, (a little soiled), mustard boards. A very good copy. (See Madan 378). Seller Inventory # 8869

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Oscar Wilde

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ISBN 10: 1345890613 ISBN 13: 9781345890617

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About this Item: Arkose Press, 2015. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. Seller Inventory # APC9781345890617

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Oscar Wilde

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About this Item: Arkose Press, 2015. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work.This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant. Seller Inventory # APC9781345890617

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Poems by Oscar Wilde with The Ballad: Wilde, Oscar

Wilde, Oscar

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About this Item: Published by Methuen, London, 1910. , viii, 320 pages Tenth Edition , neat previous owner's inscription on front pastedown, page edges untrimmed, generally pages clean, a nice copy in very good condition , green cloth, gilt rules and decoration on front, blindstamped rules on rear, gilt titles on front and spine , octavo, 18 x 11.5 cms Hardback ISBN: Seller Inventory # 65648

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Wilde, Oscar

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About this Item: Methuen & Co, London, 1916. Cloth. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Thirteenth ed. Spine lightly chipped, gutters cracked at pages 32 and 256. Some light occasional foxing, otherwise pp clean and bright. Size: 12mo. Seller Inventory # 57921

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Oscar Wilde

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About this Item: Classic Books, 2000. Library Binding. Condition: Brand New. 9.20x6.00x1.10 inches. In Stock. Seller Inventory # 0742629392

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WILDE, Oscar.

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About this Item: Methuen, London., 1919. Twelfth edition. Small octavo. pp xii, 163.Cheap paper tanned. Very good in the scarce dustwrapper which is very good, a bit faded at the spine, slightly nicked and creased. Seller Inventory # WILDEOSC027819

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Oscar Wilde; Robert Fonta (1922-1976), illustrator; Société des Bibliophiles et Graveurs d'Aujourd'hui, Paris [Jacques Le Désert; Jean Brisset; Fequet et Baudier; Georges Visat]

Published by Paris. Bibliophiles et Graveurs d'Aujourd'hui (1950)

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About this Item: Paris. Bibliophiles et Graveurs d'Aujourd'hui, 1950. 80 + [1]pp., 8vo. Unstitched signatures with brown paper wraps and grey boards, both with text in red. In plain black paper-covered slipcase. On reverse of half-title: 'Il a été tiré de cet ouvrage, imprimé sur Vélin de Rives, 110 exemplaires numérotés de 1 à 110, réservés aux Membres de la Société des Bibliophiles et Graveurs d'Aujourd'hui. | En outre, dix exemplaires numérotés de I à X ont été réservés à l'artiste et aux divers collaborateurs de l'édition. | Exemplaire No 35 imprimé pour M. Jacques Le Désert'. Colophon: 'Commencé le 30 novembre 1950, cinquantième anniversaire de la mort d'Oscar Wilde, ce livre a été achevé d'imprimer le 31 mars 1951, par les soins de Jean Brisset. La typographie, en caractères Vieux Romain corps 18, est de Fequet et Baudier, imprimeurs à Paris. Les pointes sèches originales ont ete tirées sur la presse à bras de Georges Visat.'. Seller Inventory # 15759

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WILDE, Oscar (1854-1900).

Published by Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher; 1903. (1903)

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About this Item: Portland, ME: Thomas B. Mosher; 1903., 1903. [Poetry]. FIRST EDITION, Octavo, (20 x 16cm), pp.297; [3]. Limited to 600 copies printed on Van Gelder hand-made paper. Elegantly bound in half red oasis morocco with raised bands and gilt titles on a black square to spine, matching cloth sides, edges untrimmed. Library stamp to final page of text, faint stamped number to verso of title page, else a very good clean copy in a smart recent binding. Seller Inventory # 48895

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About this Item: London: The Edinburgh Society 1911, 1911. Literature. 14 volumes, Octavo. LIMITED MAGDALEN EDITION, number 30/480 sets. Frontispiece and other illustrations. Bound in half dark green oasis morocco with cloth sides, gilt rules to spine, raised bands, top edge gilt. Internally clean, exterior unmarked. A fine set in a superb recent leather binding. Seller Inventory # 49079

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Selected Poems of Oscar Wilde, Including the: Wilde, Oscar

Wilde, Oscar

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About this Item: Methuen , London, 1911. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 3rd Edition. Preface by Robert Ross. *** Third printing, September 1911 (first two printings in August 1911), 163pp. *** Blue boards, gilt to spine. Small stains to covers. Small owner's signature. Internally, clean tight copy. 228g. Seller Inventory # DW1066

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Selected Poems of Oscar Wilde, Including the: Wilde, Oscar

Wilde, Oscar

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About this Item: Methuen, London, 1911. Hardcover. Condition: Fair. 1st Edition. With preface and note by Robert Ross. *** Apparent first edition, 1911, 163pp. Blue cloth, gilt title, decoration on spine. Both faded. Spine worn at edge. Front endpaper missing. Internally clean. Rare in first edition. 231g 11/17. Seller Inventory # DW0957

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Wilde, Oscar

Published by Thomas B. Mosher, Portland Maine (1905)

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About this Item: Thomas B. Mosher, Portland Maine, 1905. Second Edition. Very good copy in the original title-blocked, cream paper-backed boards. Slightest suggestion only of dust-dulling, with minor rubbing to the spine bands and panel edges. Remains well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong. ; 309 pages; Physical desc.: 309 p. Subjects: Wilde, Oscar 1854-1900. Poetry. Notes: One of only 750 copies of this edition printed 1 Kg. 309 pp. Seller Inventory # 101112

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The Ballad of Reading Gaol. By C.: Wilde, Oscar.

Wilde, Oscar.

Published by London, Leonard Smithers. (1899)

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About this Item: London, Leonard Smithers., 1899. Sprache: English Later Edition of the First Edition [7th printing of June 1899]. 8°. 31 pages. Original Hardcover (Quarter vellum with mustard boards). Unusually excellent condition with only very minor signs of external wear. Interior also in marvellous condition. Exlbiris / Bookplate of film critic Leonie Graetz (Exlibris was made by the artist Hermann Westphal) to the front pastedown. Very Rare in this condition ! The Ballad of Reading Gaol is a poem by Oscar Wilde, written in exile either in Berneval-le-Grand or in Dieppe, France, after his release from Reading Gaol (pronounced "redding jail") on 19 May 1897. Wilde had been incarcerated in Reading, after being convicted of homosexual offences in 1895 and sentenced to two years' hard labour in prison. During his imprisonment, on Tuesday, 7 July 1896, a hanging took place. Charles Thomas Wooldridge had been a trooper in the Royal Horse Guards. He was convicted of cutting the throat of his wife, Laura Ellen, earlier that year at Clewer, near Windsor. He was aged only 30 when executed. Wilde spent mid-1897 with Robert Ross in Berneval-le-Grand, where he wrote The Ballad of Reading Gaol. The poem narrates the execution of Wooldridge; it moves from an objective story-telling to symbolic identification with the prisoners as a whole. No attempt is made to assess the justice of the laws which convicted them, but rather the poem highlights the brutalisation of the punishment that all convicts share. Wilde juxtaposes the executed man and himself with the line "Yet each man kills the thing he loves". Wilde too was separated from his wife and sons. He adopted the proletarian ballad form, and suggested it be published in Reynold's Magazine, "because it circulates widely among the criminal classes to which I now belong for once I will be read by my peers a new experience for me". The finished poem was published by Leonard Smithers on February 13, 1898 under the name C.3.3., which stood for cell block C, landing 3, cell 3. This ensured that Wilde's name by then notorious did not appear on the poem's front cover. It was not commonly known, until the 7th printing in June 1899, that C.3.3. was actually Wilde. The first edition, of 800 copies, sold out within a week, and Smithers announced that a second edition would be ready within another week; that was printed on February 24th, in 1000 copies, which also sold well. A third edition, of 99 numbered copies "signed by the author" was printed on March 4th, on the same day a fourth edition of 1200 ordinary copies was printed. A fifth edition of a 1000 copies was printed on March 17th, and a sixth edition was printed in 1000 copies on May 21st, 1898. So far the book's title page had identified the author only as C.3.3., although many reviewers, and of course those who bought the numbered and autographed third edition copies, knew that Wilde was the author, but the seventh edition, printed on June 23, 1899 actually revealed the author's identity, putting the name Oscar Wilde, in square brackets, below the C.3.3. It brought him a small income in his remaining lifetime. The poem consists of 109 stanzas of 6 lines, of 8-6-8-6-8-6 syllables, and rhyming a-b-c-b-d-b. Some stanzas incorporate rhymes within some of all of the 8-syllable lines. The whole poem is grouped into 6 untitled sections of 16, 13, 37, 23, 17 & 3 stanzas. A version with only 63 of the stanzas, divided into 4 sections of 15, 7, 22 & 19 stanzas, and allegedly based on the original draft, was included in the posthumous editions of Wilde's poetry edited by Robert Ross, "for the benefit of reciters and their audiences who have found the entire poem too long for declamation". (Wikipedia). Seller Inventory # 28092AB

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