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Oscar Wilde Discovers America

by LEWIS, Lloyd; Smith, Henry Justin

Condition: Very Good +/No Jacket


NY: Harcourt, Brace, 1936. Bound in black cloth, stamped in gold, lacking the dust jacket. Previous owner's neat bookplate to front pastedown with owner's signature stamp below the bookplate. Tight, clean copy of this 462 pp. book on Wilde's visit to the U.S. Gilt on spine is still quite bright. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket.
  • Bookseller: abookshop US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 59005235
  • Title: Oscar Wilde Discovers America
  • Author: LEWIS, Lloyd; Smith, Henry Justin
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good +
  • Jacket condition: No Jacket
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt, Brace
  • Place: NY
  • Date published: 1936
  • Bookseller catalogs: Literary Criticism; Travel;
  • Subjects: LITERARY CRITICISM / General;


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