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Salome. A Tragedy in One Act

by Wilde, Oscar

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1911. No. 27 of 50 8vo., pp. xxiii, [76], plate by Beardsley, printed on Japan vellum, vellum covers, dust jacket. D.j. discoloured, front hinge weak, else clean, crisp copy in battered matching slip case. Translated from the French by Alfred Bruce Douglas..




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slip case
A protective sleeve, often made of decorative cardboard or leather which houses a book. It is open on one end, so as to allow th...[more]
jacket
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vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. Vel...[more]
hinge
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plate
Full page illustration or photograph. Plates are printed separately from the text of the book, and bound in at production. I.e.,...[more]
crisp
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