Lot 576

MISCELLANY - Oscar WILDE (1854-1900). Ballade de la Geole de Reading, Paris, 1951, 4to, illustrations by Tavy Notton, original wrappers. ONE OF 120 COPIES "sur vélin de Rives." With 8 other books. (9)

Estimate: £200 - £300
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MISCELLANY - Oscar WILDE (1854-1900).  Ballade de la Geole de Reading. The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Paris: Éditions de l' Odéon, 1951. 4to (325 x 235mm). Half title, title printed in red and black, engraved frontispiece, plates and illustrations by Tavy Notton, text in French and English, unbound, as issued, in original wrappers lettered in red, folder, slipcase. NUMBER 82 OF 120 COPIES "sur vélin de Rives." With 8 other books, namely Frédéric Mistral's Le Poème du Rhône en Douze Chants (Paris, 1922, etched illustrations by P.-L. Moreau, wrappers, ONE OF 180 COPIES with the etchings in one state), Niccolo Machiavelli's L' Archidiable Belphégor ([Paris], 1930, etched illustrations by A. Grinewski, wrappers, ONE OF 275 COPIES), Ovid's VI Métamorphoses ([Paris], 1930, 12mo, 2 etched plates by F. Labisse, wrappers, "Exemplaire H. C."), Mohamed Akbar Khan Haideri's [or Haidari's] Roman-Urdu-Reader for B. S-O's Urdu Test and Urdu Qualifying Examination ... 2nd. Edition ([?Karachi], "Haidaris Oriental Book Depot," 1944, original cloth-backed printed boards), André Gide's Isabelle (Paris, 1946, 17 lithographs by Lascaux, wrappers, slipcase, ONE OF 410 COPIES), Sacha Guitry's L' Esprit ([Paris], 1958, wrappers, ONE OF 50 COPIES "sur Madagascar"), "Samivel" [i.e. Paul Gayet-Tancrède]'s Le Soleil se Lève en Grèce (Paris, 1959 [?but 1962], original white buckram) and André Maurois' Mémoires ([Paris], 1970, wrappers, ONE OF 5 "hors commerce" COPIES). (9)

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