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PHRASES AND PHILOSOPHIES FOR THE USE OF THE YOUNG by  Oscar Wilde - [nd] - from William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB and


by Wilde, Oscar

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[Np]: Privately Printed,, [nd]. Small octavo. Cream laid paper wrappers, printed in red and black, sewn with red thread. Title in red and black. Wrappers a bit dust-dimmed, a couple small nicks at overlap edges, internally about fine. One of a number of pirated unauthorized editions of Wilde's aphorisms, particularly those 35 from THE CHAMELEON that played a role in Wilde's trial. This particular production is not noted in Mason/Millard.


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