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    Oscar Wilde. The Picture of Dorian Gray. London: Ward Lock and Co., 1891. First English edition, deluxe issue, limited to 250 copies, of which this is number thirty-five, and signed by the author. Quarto (8.5 x 7 inches; 213 x 175 mm.). [4, blank], [viii], 334, [4, blank] pages. Publisher's parchment backstrip over light gray beveled boards with Charles Ricketts-designed gilt butterflies and gilt lettering, rear board and spine lettered in gilt. Top edge gilt, others untrimmed. Front joint cracking; spine sunned; some edgewear to spine and corners, some rubbing to boards; boards toned at edges; front free endpaper creased near fore-edge; front hinge starting; several pages unopened. Binding slightly skewed. Very good. Chemised in quarter green morocco slipcase. Mason 329. From the James C. Seacrest Collection.



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    March, 2018
    7th Wednesday
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