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    The Cherwell Edition In Fourteen Volumes

    Oscar Wilde. The Writings of Oscar Wilde. London: The Edinburgh Society, [n.d., ca. 1911].

    This "Authorized Edition" is apparently a variant of the Robert Ross authorized editions intended for sale in America. This "Cherwell Edition" is limited to 240 copies, of which each volume is numbered 143. Complete in fourteen octavo volumes. Many illustrations throughout, including frontispieces with captioned tissue guards.

    Full gilt morocco with covers decoratively tooled in gilt, spines elaborately tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments with five raised bands, turn-ins tooled in gilt, all edges gilt. Blue-gray endpapers. Some light wear. A handsome set in near fine condition. From the library of American film actor Glenn Ford, with his armorial bookplate.


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