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Salomé : a tragedy in one act

Title
Salomé : a tragedy in one act / translated from the French of Oscar Wilde ; pictured by Aubrey Beardsley.
Author
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Publication
London : Melmoth & Co., 1904.

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TextBy appointment onlyAvailableSpencer Coll. Eng. 1904 93-109Schwarzman Building - Print Collection Room 308

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Description
75 p., [13] leaves of plates : ill.; 24 cm.
Uniform Title
Salomé. English
Alternative Title
Salomé.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Mosaic bindings (Binding) – France – 20th century.
Note
  • Translation by Lord Alfred Douglas, first published: London : Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1894.
  • Pirated edition. "The name Melmoth ... was an alias of Leonard Smithers, the publisher, who put the book into circulation through 'Wright and Jones,' booksellers ... Mr. John Lane claiming copyright in the Beardsley plates, the edition was seized and suppressed"--Mason.
  • Illustrations: 16 photomechanical prints : reproduction of drawings, b&w ; full-page. Include t.p., list of ill. and "cover design," included in paging as p. [3-8]. Reproduced from the 1894 ed., except those desigated nos. 1, 7 and 13 in list of ill., which are reproduced from The early work of Aubrey Beardsley (1899). Cf. Mason.
Indexed In (note)
  • Mason, S. Wilde,
  • Cowan & Clark. Wilde and Wildeiana,
Call Number
Spencer Coll. Eng. 1904 93-109
OCLC
  • 8967272
  • 8967272
Author
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Title
Salomé : a tragedy in one act / translated from the French of Oscar Wilde ; pictured by Aubrey Beardsley.
Imprint
London : Melmoth & Co., 1904.
Indexed In:
Mason, S. Wilde, 616
Cowan & Clark. Wilde and Wildeiana, I, p. 46-47
Local Note
300 copies printed. No. 11 of 50 on Japanese vellum.
Binding: Quarter brown calf and light russet striated split leather, by Jean de Gonet, 1988. Light brown wood onlays on each side of spine and as strips dividing each cover vertically in thirds; tan and dark brown calf inlays, palladium-tooled; ebony onlays on fore edges; 3 exposed bands on spine. Doublures of ochre and brown velvet suede, with 2 inlaid dark brown calf binder's tickets (front: J. de Gonet; back: Antonio P.-N., 1988). In dark gray paper covered solander box with brown calf spine, lettered in palladium and gilt; lined in maroon suede.
Added Author
Beardsley, Aubrey, 1872-1898.
Douglas, Alfred Bruce, 1870-1945.
Gonet, Jean de. Binder
Research Call Number
Spencer Coll. Eng. 1904 93-109
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