1910 The Happy Prince and Other Tales
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Illustrated, Original Binding
'The Happy Prince and Other Tales' is Wilde's best known short story collection, originally written for children.
The collection contains five stories, of which 'The Happy Prince' is the best known. The other stories are 'The Nightingale and the Rose', 'The Selfish Giant', 'The Devoted Friend', and 'The Remarkable Rocket'.
Illustrated with a frontispiece, two plates, and in-text engravings.
Written by Oscar Wilde, the Irish poet who is best known for his novel 'The Picture of Dorian Gray', and his being vilified for his homosexuality in Victorian England.
Illustrated by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood.
The seventh impression of this work.
Bookplate of Allen Freer to the front pastedown.
In the original cloth binding. Externally, smart, though the boards are a little cocked. A few minor marks to the boards. Bookplate to the front pastedown. Front hinge is starting but firm. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and clean.
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