1903 Phrases and Philosophies For the Use of the Young
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Publishers' Original Binding
An early pirated edition of this work, supposedly attributed to Leonard Smith, dated 1906.
A collection of wise and philosophical aphorisms.
This work came under attack six months after its publication during Wilde’s trial.
Illustrated with a head piece and tail piece by Aubrey Beardsley.
Written by Oscar Wilde, the infamous Irish poet and playwright, best known for his novel ‘The Picture of Dorian Grey’.
In the original paper wraps. Externally, sound, the front wrap is detached but present. Rear wrap is lifting to the head, may detach with further handling. Edgewear to the wraps, with some loss to the extremities. Tidemarks to the wraps. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are lightly age-toned and generally clean with a couple of marks. A few small ink marks to the text.
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