Aug 18, 2022 - Sale 2613

Sale 2613 - Lot 5

Estimate: $ 25,000 - $ 35,000

OSCAR WILDE (1854-1900)

The Picture of Dorian Gray.
London: Ward Lock and Co., 1891. 8vo, modern full red morocco by Robert Wu (dated 2019), decorated and tooled in silver, gilt and black with outline portrait of the author; all edges dyed in teal with gold speckling; full leather doublures ornately decorated, suede endpapers; yapp-edged 1/2 morocco chemise and matching morocco-edged slipcase within cloth chemise and slipcase; binder's photocopied specs and Typed Letter Signed detailing production laid in.

Deluxe first edition of Wilde's only novel, this being number 43 of 250 copies signed by the author, in commissioned Robert Wu binding.