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Salome. A Tragedy in One Act: Translated from the French of Oscar Wilde, with Sixteen Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley by  Oscar Wilde - Hardcover - 1930 - from Michael R. Thompson, Booksellers, ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.com

Salome. A Tragedy in One Act: Translated from the French of Oscar Wilde, with Sixteen Drawings by Aubrey Beardsley

by Wilde, Oscar

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London: John Lane the Bodley Head, 1930 Red cloth with front cover design stamped in blind in an all-over design by Bearsley, spine stamped in gilt. Quarto. Light shelfwear. Near fine in dust jacket. The jacket is browned at the spine, and there is a tear along the front hinge, rendering it in two pieces, but the image of the Beardsley design on the front cover is bright and attractive. A few short tears on the jacket otherwise.

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