Extracts from the Poems.

(Peake.) WILDE (Oscar)

Extracts from the Poems.

With sixteen illustrations by Mervyn Peake and a foreword by Maeve Gilmore.

Description: FIRST EDITION, 184/200 COPIES signed by Maeve Gilmore, printed on Antique Laid paper, 15 full-page illustrations (including the title-page design for the original projected edition) and one double-page illustration by Mervyn Peake, pp. 47, crown 8vo, original pink cloth, backstrip lettered in gilt, cloth and board slipcase with Peake designs, near fine

Publication Details: Gordon Spilstead, 1980

Notes: From the collection of author and bibliophile John Baxter. Peake's illustrations were executed in 1946, but only in this present edition do they all make their first book-form appearance.

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Price: £100

Subject: Modern Illustrated

Published Date: 1980

Stock Number: 64158

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