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PHRASES AND PHILOSOPHIES FOR THE USE OF THE YOUNG.

by WILDE, Oscar

Condition: Fragile wrappers have started to split at spine (archivally mended with Japanese tissue), else a near fine copy; small limitatio


WILDE, Oscar. PHRASES AND PHILOSOPHIES FOR THE USE OF THE YOUNG. London:: Printed for Private Circulation [Published by Smithers and(or) Wright and Jones],, 1905. First edition thus, . Fragile wrappers have started to split at spine (archivally mended with Japanese tissue), else a near fine copy; small limitation. . pirated edition, limited to 75 numbered copies [Mason 602, noting that this pirated edition was probably published by Smithers "and(or) 'Wright and Jones' about 1905"]. Octavo, blue-grey printed wrappers, pp. ii, 11, sewn.


  • Bookseller: Waiting for Godot Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 41755
  • Title: PHRASES AND PHILOSOPHIES FOR THE USE OF THE YOUNG.
  • Author: WILDE, Oscar
  • Book condition: Used - Fragile wrappers have started to split at spine (archivally mended with Japanese tissue), else a near fine copy; small limitatio
  • Edition: First edition thus,
  • Publisher: Printed for Private Circulation [Published by Smithers and(or) Wright and Jones],
  • Place: London:
  • Date published: 1905

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