The Young King and the Star-Child by Oscar Wilde Portland Maine Thomas B. Mosher MDCCCCIV [1904] Straw Binding

$400.00

Reprinted from A House of Pomegranates of Oscar Wilde. The Design & Decoration of this Book by C. Ricketts & C. H. Shannon. London, MDCCCXCI. This book was dedicated to Constance Mary Wilde, and consisted of four “beautiful tales”, to wit: The Young King, The Birthday of the Infanta, The Fisherman and His Soul, The Star-Child. On page six of this edition, there is a dedication of The Young King to Margaret, Lady Brooke. The Star-Child is dedicated here to Miss Margot Tennant.  The titlepage is printed in red and black ink. A blue silk bookmark is still present. An ownership signature of Margit Strasser dated 1911 is on the titlepage. Bound in a woven straw binding of red, yellow, dark green, light green and ecru. Fine.

Description

Wilde, Oscar. The Young King and the Star-Child by Oscar Wilde. Portland Maine, Thomas B. Mosher: MDCCCCIV [1904]. Binding measures: 14.5 cm x 8 cm; text block measures: 12.8 cm x 7 cm. 79 pages, with conclusion of text on the verso of page 79, with a tailpiece. Reprinted from A House of Pomegranates of Oscar Wilde. The Design & Decoration of this Book by C. Ricketts & C. H. Shannon. London, MDCCCXCI. This book was dedicated to Constance Mary Wilde, and consisted of four “beautiful tales”, to wit: The Young King, The Birthday of the Infanta, The Fisherman and His Soul, The Star-Child. On page six of this edition, there is a dedication of The Young King to Margaret, Lady Brooke. The Star-Child is dedicated here to Miss Margot Tennant.  The titlepage is printed in red and black ink. A blue silk bookmark is still present. An ownership signature of Margit Strasser dated 1911 is on the titlepage. Bound in a woven straw binding of red, yellow, dark green, light green and ecru. Fine.

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