JOHNSON, S. The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets. With Observations on their Works. A New Ed., Corrected. Lond., 1794. 4 vols. (2), 436; vi, 431; (4), 409, (3); (4), 452 pp. W. engr. front. portr. of the author. Cont. tree cf. binds., skilfully rebacked, spines raised in compartments w. red and green labels, marbled endpapers. (Binds. a bit worn/chafed in places, some foxing to portr., but a good set).
MELVILLE, H. Moby Dick or the Whale. N.Y., Garden City Publ., (1937). W. illustr. by Rockwell Kent. Or. dec. cl. (Spine a bit sunned). -- R.L. STEVENSON. The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. Lond., J. Lane The Bodley Head, (1930). W. 8 fine full-p. illustr. by S.G. Hulme Beaman. Lge-8°. Or. dec. cl. -- And 18 o. illustrated and 'bibliophile' editions in 22 vols., all in English. (24).
NONESUCH PRESS -- ANACREON. Done into English out of the original Greek by A. Cowley and S.B. 1683. Soho, 1926. W. engr. ti.-p., 4 full-p. engr. and 2 dec. by S. Gooden. Slim 8°. Or. h. vellum w. dam. gilt paper dust-j., uncut. (A bit foxed in places, espec. on outer margins). -- Th. BEEDOME. Select Poems Divine and Humane. Bloomsbury, 1928. Sm-8°. Or. limp vellum. -- B. de FONTENELLE. A Plurality of Worlds. J. Glanvill's translation. N.pl., 1929. Or. limp vellum. In or. (dam.) slipcase. -- A. de LAMARTINE. Graziella. Transl. by R. Wright. Lond., 1929. W. 30 illustr. by Jacquier. Or. dec. cl. In or. slipcase. -- Ph. SIDNEY. Astrophel & Stella. N.pl., 1931. Obrds. in pattern paper sleeve. In (dam.) slipcase. -- H. ELLIS. Chapman. Bloomsbury, 1934. Or. pattern paper brds. in dito sleeve. In or. slipcase. -- And 4 o. related to the Nonesuch Press. (10).
WILDE, O. A woman of no importance. Lond., John Lane, 1894. (16 (=first blank + 14)), 154, (2), (16) pp. Or. mauve cl., w. gilt floral ornaments designed by Ch. Shannon scattered all over the binding, lettered in gilt on spine, uncut. (Bind. a bit dust-soiled, some minor foxing throughout, owner's entry on first blank and on leaf after the title, brown offsetting marks on pp 38-39). -- Added: ORIGINAL PROGRAMME for 'Woman of no importance' at the Haymarket Theatre Royal. London, "Printed by the Artistic Stationery Company for the Edwardes Menu Company Limited", dated May 20th 1893 (also in pencil). 1 fold. thick paper leaf folded in 2. Printed on all sides, information on the actors, acts, music, etc. on the inside. 160 x 185 mm. (W. vertical fold). -- Also added: 4 PRESS CUTTINGS from 1895 English newspapers, relating to W.'s trial ("Wilde-Taylor case") and 2 o., of which 1 in Dutch.
WILDE, O. Salomé. Drame en un acte. Utr., De Roos, 1949. W. engr. front. portr. and 6 full-p. engr. by J.-P. Vroom. Lge-8°. Or. h. vellum, uncut, t.e.g. Printed in 175 numb. copies. -- Id. The portrait of Mr. W.H. "Privately Printed", (c. 1904). Sm-4°. Owrps. (Spine broken, sides detached from block). Pirated edition. Mason 611. -- A. DOUGLAS. Oscar Wilde. A Plea and a Reminiscence. Introd. and annot. by C. Wintermans. Woubrugge, Avalon Pers, 2002. Tall-8°. Ocl. Printed in 250 copies. -- O. CUSTANCE (Lady Alfred Douglas). I desire the moon. The diary. Introd. and annot. by C. Wintermans. Woubrugge, Avalon Press, 2004. Tall-8°. Ocl. Printed in 195 copies, signed by the printer. -- DEAR SIR. Brieven v.h. echtpaar Couperus aan Oscar Wilde. Bez. d. C. Wintermans. Woubrugge, Avalon Pers, 2003. Owrps. -- And 3 o. by W. (German & French translations of 'De Profundis' & 'The critic as artist' (De Roos)). (8).
WILDE, O. The Happy Prince and other Tales. 2nd ed. Lond., D. Nutt, 1889. (10), 116, (1) pp. W. 3 full-p. & 11 vign. illustr. by W. Crane and J. Hood. Sm-4°. Obrds. (Japanese paper) front side in black & red, uncut. (Modern cl. spine, sides thumbed, some very light foxing in places). Mason 315. -- Added: (Id.). C.3.3. The Ballad of Reading Gaol. 6th ed. Lond., L. Smithers, 1898. (4), 31 lvs., 1 blank. Slim-8°. Or. two-tone cl., uncut. (Spine a bit age-toned, endpapers browned, some light foxing). Printed in 1000 copies on laid paper. Mason 377. -- (2).
(WILDE, O.) The importance of being earnest. A trivial comedy for serious people. Lond., L. Smithers & Co., 1899. (16), 151 pp. Sm-4°. Or. mauve cl., w. gilt floral ornaments designed by Ch. Shannon scattered all over the binding, lettered in gilt on spine, uncut. (A bit dust-soiled, some minor foxing throughout, but a very good copy). -- Added: WILDE, O. Poems. N.Y., George Munro's Sons, n.d. (=1905). (2), 96, (6), 3-25 pp. Owrps.
(WILDE, O.) The importance of being earnest. A trivial comedy for serious people. Lond., L. Smithers & Co., 1899. (16), 151 pp. Sm-4°. Or. mauve cl., w. gilt floral ornaments designed by Ch. Shannon scattered all over the binding, lettered in gilt on spine, uncut. (Bind. a bit faded, corners a bit bumped, but else a very clean copy).
(WILDE, O.). The Sphinx. (London, (etc.), Ballantyne Press/E. Mathews & J. Lane at the Bodley Head, 1894). (44) pp. (3 blank lvs. at each end of the book). W. 10 designs and decorations by Ch. Ricketts (9 of which full-p.), printed in red, green and black. Sm-4°. Or. pictorial vellum, gilt, designed by Ricketts, uncut. (Cover a bit age-toned, occasional light browning in various degrees, but a very good copy).