What Never Dies: A Romance by Barbey D' Aurevilly translated into English by Oscar Wilde (1909) hardcover book


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Barbey D' Aurevilly translated into English by Sebastian Melmoth (Oscar Wilde) - The Works of Oscar Wilde: What Never Dies: A Romance

New York: Lamb Publishing Co., 1909. Sunflower Edition. One volume only for sale. Illustrated. Hardcover. 8vo. Beige boards with black spine banding with gold lettering. 556pp. No dust jacket. Upper edge gilt. Fragile front hinge. Previous owner inscription (black ink) to the front pastedown (see photos). Previous owner inscription (black ink) to title page explaining that Wilde translated this work after his release from prison. Fair condition. Smudging to outer boards. Banding and lettering at spine have been rubbed into almost complete illegibility. Staining/smudging to outer spine. Pencil annotation to the upper edge of the front endpaper. Staining, toning, discoloration, and creasing to text-block/endpapers/pastedowns.

"This Sunflower Edition is limited to one thousand numbered and registered copies, of which this is No. 396."

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