The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
Includes loose publishers note explaining they delay in publishing this illustrated edition of The Picture of Dorian Gray. The book was intended to be published in 1908 and this date is on the title page. However, after the text was printed the illustrator fell ill and the publishing date was postponed to 1910. Paper boards with gilt illustrations and lettering. Wear to the boards with discolouration, wear and small area of damage. Top edge is gilt with others uncut. Six wood engraved plates with captioned tissue guards. Contents are bright and clean. Owners inscription for Phillip S. Buckley, Balliol College, Oxford, 28th November 1928. Quarto 312 pp.
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