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For Love Of the King

By Wilde, Oscar




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For Love of the King

WILDE, Oscar

NY: Putnam, 1923. Previous owner's inscription to front pastedown (completely hidden by front flap of dustwrapper). Bound in grey boards with blue cloth spine. Dustwrapper shows a bit of darkening to spine and light chipping to spine ends but is in beautiful condition overall. This is the true first U.S. edition of this title in the original dustwrapper. A three act play with an introductory note and a letter to "Mrs. Chan Toon". This copy is listed as the Second Edition (F'cap 8vo) . 1923" (title page verso); originally published in Great Britain in a limited edition in 1922, but it is indeed the first U.S. edition. Scarce in the dustwrapper and in this protected condition. 58 pp.. First American Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine.

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Price: $650.00


For Love of the King

Wilde, Oscar

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1923. Second edition. Hardcover. Near Fine. Previous owner bookplate on inside front cover. Grey hardcover with dark blue cloth spine. Light blue dustjacket with black lettering to front and back cover as original, some slight discoloration (fading) to spine but very light. A fantastic copy with no other markings. Near Fine condition

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Price: $550.00


FOR LOVE OF THE KING - A BURMESE MASQUE

Wilde, Oscar

London: Methuen and Co.. Good with no dust jacket; Discoloration on the spine and some age wear. 1922. Hardcover. 39 pages .

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Price: $384.75


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For Love of the King: A Burmese Masque

WILDE, Oscar

First edition. Octavo. Original gilt stamped white cloth, t.e.g., uncut. Dust jacket (unclipped; 3" chip on spine; few small chips; some separation at fold on flap). Very good. 39 pages. No signatures or bookplates. Printed by Jarrold & Sons, Norwich. One of 1,000 copies on handmade paper.

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For Love of the King : A Burmese Masque

Wilde, Oscar

New York and London: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1923. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Very Good -/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall. 58 pages. Later American issue of a 3-act adaptation of an Asian pantomime play (falsely accredited to the Irish author), with an uncredited introductory note, plus Wilde's letter to "Mrs. Chan Toon" (i.e. Mabel Cosgrove, supposedly a childhood friend, and the presumed perpetrator of this hoax, who married the nephew of the Burmese monarch), dated November 27, 1894. "Second Edition (F'cap 8vo) ........ 1923" (title page verso); originally published in Great Britain in a limited edition in 1922. Presumed provenance: From the library of English poet Alfred Noyes (with his name in a secretarial hand on front free endpaper). Sunning and slight rubbing to spine; slight browning and rubbing to covers; slight uniform internal browning throughout.

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For Love of the King: A Burmese Masque

Oscar Wilde

Methuen. London, Methuen, 1922. Limited edition of 1000 copies. A near fine copy with some toning to the boards, offsetting to the pastedowns and endpapers. Purportedly not actually written by Wilde, but by Mabel Cosgrove. Mason, Wilde's bibliographer, sued Methuen regarding this. . Near Fine. Hardcover. Limited Edition. 1922.

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For Love Of The King

Oscar Wilde

2012-05-12. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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For love of the king : a Burmese masque / by Oscar Wilde. 1922 [Leather Bound]

Wilde Oscar

2019. Leather Bound. New. Leather Binding on Spine and Corners with Golden Leaf Printing on round Spine (extra customization on request like complete leather, Golden Screen printing in Front, Color Leather, Colored book etc.) Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1922]. This book is printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions. Lang: - eng, Pages 72. EXTRA 10 DAYS APART FROM THE NORMAL SHIPPING PERIOD WILL BE REQUIRED FOR LEATHER BOUND BOOKS. COMPLETE LEATHER WILL COST YOU EXTRA US$ 25 APART FROM THE LEATHER BOUND BOOKS.

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For Love of the King

WILDE,OSCAR

methuen london 1923. second edition 46pp VG (green cloth,sl.soiled w.spine sunned,minor bumps to extrems.,dealer's label to front pastedown,paste action to eps,sl.foxing to contents and edges,2cm closed tear to foot of p.46) lacks d/w

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FOR LOVE OF THE KING; A Burmese Masque

WILDE, Oscar

NY: Putnam, 1923. Second Edition. 12mo. Quite scarce. VG. Withheld for many years, the masque was finally released for printing.

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For love of the king : a Burmese masque / by Oscar Wilde. 1922 [Hardcover]

Wilde Oscar

2019. Hardcover. New. Lang: - eng, Pages 72. Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1922]. This book is Printed in black & white, Hardcover, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Dust Cover, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.

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For love of the king : a Burmese masque / by Oscar Wilde. 1922

Wilde Oscar

2019. Softcover. New. Lang: - eng, Pages 72. Reprinted in 2019 with the help of original edition published long back [1922]. This book is Printed in black & white, sewing binding for longer life with Matt laminated multi-Colour Soft Cover {HARDCOVER EDITION IS ALSO AVAILABLE}, Printed on high quality Paper, re-sized as per Current standards, professionally processed without changing its contents. As these are old books, we processed each page manually and make them readable but in some cases some pages which are blur or missing or black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume, if you wish to order a specific or all the volumes you may contact us. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. (Any type of Customisation is possible). Hope you will like it and give your comments and suggestions.

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Price: $8.07