Jun 20, 2019 - Sale 2514

Sale 2514 - Lot 27

Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 5,000
OSCAR WILDE (1854-1900)

Ballade de la geole de Reading par C33.

Translated and preface by Henry-D. Davray. 28 black and sepia woodcuts by Jean-Gabriel Daragnes. 8vo, handsome custom binding by Louise Levèque of polished black calf with gilt-lettered spine and design of skylight from Wilde's prison cell on front cover stamped in blind and gold; metallic paper endleaves; matching slipcase. Paris, Pichon, 1918.

Additional Details

one of 100 copies on japon imperial and in a beautiful custom art binding by levèque. This copy numbered 150. From the library Louis Michaud, with his bookplate and library catalogue label.