Salomé. Drame en un Acte. First Edition (1893)

Author: Oscar Wilde

Book ID: 68215

Price: 2,950.00

Salomé. Drame en un Acte. Paris: Librarie de l’art Independent. Londres: Elkin Mathews et John Lane, 1893. First Edition. Pp 84, [1]. Publisher’s purple wrappers, lettered in silver, with device to lower right corner. Wrappers faded (as usual), contents in very good condition. Housed in chemise & quarter morocco slipcase.

One of 600 copies of the trade issue. Title vignette by Felicien Rops.

Composed by Wilde in French and not published in English, with illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, until the following year. Salomé is a one-act play in which Oscar Wilde retells the Biblical story of the beheading of John the Baptist.

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