By: Wilde, Oscar; Beardsley, Aubrey (illustrator)
London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1920
Edition: 1920 Edit8ion
Seller ID: 011915
Binding: Illust. Bds. No Dj. As Issued.
Beautiful edition in red cloth boards with gilt lettering along spine and fornt cover, ornate gilt floral design on front cover. Illustrated with 16 full-page b&w illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley. Includes the suppressed title page. Date in roman numerals on title page: 1920. Includes two casting lists, one for the operatic version by Richard Strauss, and one for the performance in England for the first time.. There is light fading to the spine panel, the front cover is lovely and bright. Small stain to theedge of the spine panel, a spot or two on the back panel, light overall wear the insi... View More...