The Ballad of Reading Gaol

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Wilde, Oscar; John Vassos , John Vassos(illus.)

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Price: $150.00

Place Published: New York
Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.
Date Published: [1930]
Edition: Early printing of the edition illustrated by John Vassos
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very good
Book Id: 47467


124pp. Small quarto [24 cm] 1/2 black cloth over blue striped paper covered boards. The title is stamped in gilt on the backstrip. The extremities are mildly bumped, rubbed, and faded. The boards are just a little bit warped, and the underlying boards are exposed occasionally along the edges. There is a prominent ding along the fore edge of the front cover. The front endsheet has a previous owner's bookplate, and a brief contemporary notation. The edges of the dust jacket are torn, with multiple small losses.


Includes sixteen black and white illustrations by John Vassos. John Vassos was a 1930's book illustrator and long-term industrial designer.

By This Author: Wilde, Oscar; John Vassos
By This Publisher: E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc.