The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Wilde, Oscar & John Vassos , John Vassos(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.
Date Published: 1928
Edition: First edition thus
Book Id: 29703
124pp. Small quarto [24 cm] 1/2 black cloth over blue striped boards. Title gilt stamped on the backstrip. Good/Very good. Jacket chipped at extremities and split at the joints. Small losses to jacket's spine. Minor fading to boards with gentle rubbing at the corners. Front and rear flaps of the jacket advertise the Vassos illustrated Salome.
Includes sixteen black and white illustrations (with tissue guards) by John Vassos. John Vassos was a 1930's book illustrator and long-term industrial designer.