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Sale 2514 Lot 27
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.
Estimate $3,500 - 5,000
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.