The Happy Prince And Other Tales.

WILDE, OSCAR. ROBINSON, CHARLES, ILLUSTRATED BY.

£60.00

Publisher

Duckworth, 3 Henrietta Street, W.C.2

Place

London

Date

1935

Synopsis

By oscar wilde. illustrated colour and black and white by charles robinson.

Item Description

4to. 7.5 x 9.75 inches. 133 + [2] pp. Bound in original light brown cloth with dark brown titles and blocks on front board and spine. A little wear to extremities, with some top edge sunning and some foxing, largely confined to endpapers, lower edge and preliminaries; otherwise a very good copy. 1938 signature on first free endpaper. Illustrated by 12 colour plates plates by Charles Robinson and by numerous vignette sketches, including title page and preliminaries. Each story has separate decorated half title. Pictorial endpapers. Five children's stories by Oscar Wilde, first published 1888 and in this illustrated edition in 1913. Charles Robinson (1870-1937), the brother of William Heath Robinson, was an artist and prolific book illustrator. Wilde's much loved stories complimented by delightful illustrations.

[Stock No. 26645]

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