Oscar Wilde A Study. One of 50 Signed Copies (1905)
Author: André Gide
Book ID: 43255
Oscar Wilde A Study. From the French of André Gide. With Introduction, Notes and Bibliography by Stuart Mason. Oxford: Holywell Press, 1905. Pp, 110, uncut. Frontispiece portrait. Half vellum and blue cloth boards, title in gilt to upper and spine, spotting to vellum, light creasing to preliminary pages, owner’s name on front free endpaper, otherwise a very good copy of this scarce item.
Limited Edition of 50 copies on hand made paper, Signed by Stuart Mason.
Regarded as perhaps the best account written of the poet’s latter days, it appeared first in L’Ermitage, a monthly literary review, in June, 1902. It was afterwards reprinted with some few slight alterations in a volume of critical essays, entitled Prétextes, by M. Gide. This edition the first published in English by special arrangement with the author.