The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Illustrations by Arthur Wragg (1948)

Author: Oscar Wilde

Book ID: 60298

Price: 95.00

The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Illustrations by Arthur Wragg. London: Castle Press, 1948. First Edition. Pp, 63. Very good copy in lightly chipped dust jacket.

Wragg’s grim woodcut style depiction of Wilde’s classic poem. He also contributes an introduction dealing with the origin of the poem.

His account is based on contemporary records and includes a description of a visit by him to Wilde’s cell at Reading Gaol.

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