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Intentions: The Decay of Lying, Pen Pencil and Poison, The Critic as Artist, The Truth of Masks by  Oscar Wilde - First Edition - 1891 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA and Biblio.com

Intentions: The Decay of Lying, Pen Pencil and Poison, The Critic as Artist, The Truth of Masks

by Wilde, Oscar

Condition: Very Good


New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1891. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. First American edition. (Printed from the English sheets but less common than the English issue; one of only 600 unnumbered copies for American sale.) 258 p. Light pink cloth with yellow lettering and topstain. Very Good condition. No jacket. Some small splash stains on front cover and on top edge, topstain mostly rubbed away. Sunning to cloth at front and on spine. Cloth at head worn and frayed. First US book publication of some of Irish poet and writer Oscar Wilde's most famous critical essays.




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