Salome. Inventions by John Vassos (1927)

Author: Oscar Wilde

Book ID: 65468

Price: 295.00

Salome. A Tragedy in One Act. Inventions by John Vassos. New York: Dutton, 1927. First Edition. Black paper covered boards with gilt title to front board, black & gold patterned endpapers. A good copy with light wear, with a random illustration of ‘Salome’ pasted to second page, in original pink dust jacket present with some repair.

The illustrator’s acclaimed interpretation of Wilde’s famous tragedy.

John Vassos was a Romanian born artist who emigrated to New York. He also illustrated Wilde’s Ballad of Reading Gaol and Harlot’s House. He is best known today for both his art deco industrial designs and illustrated books.

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