The Picture of Dorian Gray. Illustrated by by Henry Keen (1925)

Author: Oscar Wilde

Book ID: 64668

Price: 495.00

The Picture of Dorian Gray. With an introduction by Osbert Burdett. Authorized Edition with Illustrations by Henry Keen. London: John Lane, 1925. First Edition. Pp, 250. Black buckram cloth boards with gilt butterfly motif to front cover and gilt flower design on spine with decorated end papers. A nice bright copy.

A beautifully produced book with twelve striking illustrations by Henry Keen. Decorative head pieces & initials at the start of each chapter.

Henry Keen (1899-1935) was a British printmaker, painter, and lithographer who worked in the symbolist/decadent tradition. His illustrations for this edition of  ‘Dorian Gray’ & Webster’s ‘The White Devil’ and the ‘Duchess of Malfi’ are wildly regarded. 

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