By Oscar Wilde
London   Privately Printed; Leonard Charles Smithers
9" by 7" [7], 8-64pp
A scarce, first Smithers edition of Oscar Wilde's short story collection. A limited, pirated edition numbered 11 of only 300 copies produced.
By Oscar Wilde

1904 The Sphinx Without a Secret with The Canterville Ghost with The Model Millionaire

London   Privately Printed; Leonard Charles Smithers
9" by 7" [7], 8-64pp
A scarce, first Smithers edition of Oscar Wilde's short story collection. A limited, pirated edition numbered 11 of only 300 copies produced.
£240.00
: 0.75kgs / : 758L9

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Description

Limited Edition, Publishers' Original Binding

Numbered 11 of 300 copies produced. 

With decorative head and tail pieces. Comprising 'The Sphinx Without a Secret', 'The Canterville Ghost', and 'The Model Millionaire'.  All stories were originally issued in 1887. 

Mason states this is a pirated edition produced by Leonard Smithers and/or 'Wright and Jones'. 

An uncommon work, with the original grey paper wrappers in a smart condition.

Condition

In the publisher's original paper wraps. Externally, smart. Small fold to the head of front wrap. Closed tear to the rear wrap repaired. Internally, generally firmly bound. Pages are bright, with just the odd spots.

Very Good

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