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Author: Wilde, Oscar
Title: Intentions
Place Published: London
Publisher:[James R. Osgood, McIlvaine and Co.]
Date Published: 1891

[iv], 258, [1] pp. (8vo) 20.5x13.5 cm (8x5 ¼") original green cloth, stamped in gilt with designs by Charles Ricketts. First Edition.

Includes four essays by Wilde: The Decay of Lying; Pen, Pencil, and Poison; The Critic as Artist (Parts 1 & 2); and The Truth of Masks. Engraved bookplate of Cortlandt F. Bishop on front pastedown. Only 1500 copies were printed, including 600 for the American publisher Dodd, Mead. Mason 341.


Spine leaning, soiling to cloth; erasure on title page; very good.

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Oscar Wilde Intentions First Edition

Auction ended on Thu, Aug 20, 2015
Estimate $500 - $800
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