Sebastian Melmoth – Epigrams of Oscar Wilde (1911)
Book ID: 65504
Sebastian Melmoth [Oscar Wilde]. London: Arthur L. Humphreys, 1911. Pp, 222, uncut. Publisher’s plain wrappers, lettered in red. A nice bright copy.
A collection of 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.
First published in 1904.