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: 31519
124pp. Small quarto [24 cm] 1/2 black cloth over blue striped paper covered boards. Title stamped in gilt on the backstrip. Very good. Minor fading to boards with gentle rubbing at the corners. The spine is very subtly rolled. The date has been written in pen on the front free endsheet. Pages are mildly tanned.
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.