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    Oscar Wilde: Three Limited Edition Volumes, including: The Book of Ruth and two copies of Salomé. Light wear to the Book of Ruth and light fading to the spines of the Salomé volumes, else fine. Both slipcases show considerable wear.

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    Three Limited Editions, including: The Book of Ruth [New York]: The Limited Editions Club, 1947. Large quarto. 42 pages, in gold slipcase. Half-leather with white boards and gilt stamping. With a preface by Mary Ellen Chase and eight mounted color illustrations by Arthur Szyk. Limited edition of 1,950 copies signed by Szyk, of which, this is number 544. [and:] Salomé. London: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Quarto. 108 pages in a red leatherette slipcase with French language edition. Publisher's brick red cloth with gold stamping. English translation by Lord Alfred Douglas with sixteen illustrations by Beardsley and an introduction by Holbrook Jackson. Limited edition of 1,500 of which this is number 1,186. [and:] Salomé. [Paris]: Limited Editions Club, 1938. Quarto. 75 pages in a red leatherette slipcase with English language edition. Publisher's stiff black paper wrappers with white title stamping to spine and front panel. Printed in the original French with ten color illustrations by Andre Derain. Signed by the artist Derain. Limited edition of 1,500 of which this is number 1,186.



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    Auction Dates
    June, 2009
    16th-17th Tuesday-Wednesday
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