Salome. A Tragedy in One Act. Limited Edition (1904)
Book ID: 63422
Salome. A Tragedy in One Act: Translated from the French of Oscar Wilde. Pictures by Aubrey Beardsley. London: Melmoth & Co., 1904. Publisher’s light blue cloth boards, title lettered in gilt to spine. Light wear along spine hinges, contents in very good condition. Housed in collector’s solander box. [Mason 616]
Limited Edition of 250 Numbered Copies, with sixteen monochrome plates by Aubrey Beardsley.
An unauthorised reprint of text taken from the English edition of 1894 by Elkin Matthews and John Lane. This edition was actually printed in 1905 by Leonard Smithers using the alias Melmoth (‘publisher to the Decadents’). T
Wilde’s famous tragedy with Beardsley’s notorious illustrations.