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The Happy Prince. Oscar Wilde. Hand coloured, Printed and Bound by Mikhail Magaril. 1997 by Oscar Wilde - Signed First Edition - 1997 - from Roz Hulse and Biblio.com

The Happy Prince. Oscar Wilde. Hand coloured, Printed and Bound by Mikhail Magaril. 1997: Hand coloured, Printed and Bound by Mikhail Magaril.

by Oscar Wilde

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


Wilde. Oscar, The Happy Prince. Preface by Morris Jacobs, illustrated by Mikhail Magaril. New York, Summer Garden Editions, 1997. 1st Edition, Fifty copies of this book were printed. The edition is hand coloured, bound and signed by the artist & Morris Jacobs. This copy number 32. Narrow Folio approx 430mm x 150mm. Black and pictorial yellow cloth, gilt and black label to spine. PP36, set in Garamond Number 3. 50 copies of this book were printed on Fabriano Rosaspina paper by offset lithography. With an additional Drypoint watercolour number 3 of 5 signed by Magaril. All enclosed within a labelled black and grey clamshell box. 1 very light mark to box and bump to corner. Book and illustration in mint condition. This fine, beautiful book has been hand made by the artist Mikhail Magaril. A must for any collector of Oscar Wilde, Magril, Designer Bound Books or Drypoint Limited Prints. A book to Treasure.


  • Bookseller: Roz Hulse GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 92117
  • Title: The Happy Prince. Oscar Wilde. Hand coloured, Printed and Bound by Mikhail Magaril. 1997
  • Author: Oscar Wilde
  • Illustrator: Mikhail Magaril.
  • Format/binding: Black and pictorial yellow cloth, gilt and black label to spine created by Mikhail Magaril
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Jacket condition: Near Fine
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Summer Garden Editions,
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1997
  • Keywords: Oscar Wild, Fine Bindings, Ist Edition, Mikhail Magaril.
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fine_Bindings;
  • Size: Narrow Folio approx 430mm x 150mm.


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