Oscar Wilde The Ballad of Reading Gaol Sixth Edition 1898
Author: Oscar Wilde
Title: The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Year of Publication: 1898
Edition: sixth edition
Publisher: Leonard Smithers, London
Size of Book: 6.00 x 9.00 inches (approximately)
Brief Details of this Book:
This sixth edition of Oscar Wilde Ballad of Reading Gaol had a print run of just 1,000 copies, being printed on May 21, 1898 (Oscar Wilde A Bibliography By Stuart Mason, 1967).
Oscar Wilde published The Ballad of Reading Gaol under his pseudonym “C.3.3.”, after his location of his prison cell at Reading Gaol.
Condition of the Binding:
This sixth edition of Ballad of Reading Gaol has the original mustard coloured binding with cream spine. The binding is in Very Good condition being complete, with some dust staining, marks, and corner knocks.
Condition of the Pages:
There are 31 numbered pages, with all blank preliminary pages present, the sixth edition denoted to the reverse of the Title Page as required, with the pages in overall Very Good + condition being incredibly clean and firmly bound into the book, with discolouration to the front and rear endpapers.