Salome. A Tragedy in One Act. Inventions by John Vassos. New York: Dutton, 1927. First Edition. Pp, 56. Black paper boards, title embossed in gilt to upper cover & spine, endpapers decorated in black & gold. Text printed within a silver star speckled design. In publisher's pink dust jacket printed in black. Light marginal wear to jacket, otherwise a fine copy.
Vassos' interpretation of Wilde's Masterpiece. Vassos, a Romanian born artist who emigrated to New York, also illustrated Wilde's 'The Ballad of Reading Gaol' and 'Harlot's House'.