Sebastian Melmoth (1904)

Author: Oscar Wilde

Book ID: 65205

Price: 275.00

Sebastian Melmoth [Oscar Wilde]. London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1904. First Trade Edition. Pp, 222, uncut. Half crushed morocco & cloth boards, spine ruled in gilt with gilt title. Title page printed in red and black. A fine bright copy, handsomely bound.

Contains epigrams and aphorisms from Wilde’s writings, along with his essay ‘The Soul of Man.’

After the Wilde’s release from Reading Gaol he adopted the nom de plume Sebastian Melmoth, possible derived from Saint Sebastian and the title character in his great-uncle’s novel, ‘Melmoth the Wanderer.’

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