Lot 35: WILDE, Oscar: The Happy Prince ... Illustrated by Charles Robinson (1913)
August 28, 2016
Adelaide, AustraliaLive Auction
[ROBINSON, Charles]. WILDE, Oscar: The Happy Prince and Other Tales.... Illustrated by Charles Robinson.
London, Duckworth, 1913 (first thus)/ 1888. Quarto (295 x 240 mm), 134,  (colophon] pages with numerous line illustrations plus 12 tipped-in colour plates with captioned tissue-guards. Gilt-pictorial cream parchment, top edge gilt, others uncut; covers lightly marked and a little rubbed at the extremities; spine sunned; small surface tear to the rear cover now consolidated; flyleaves lightly offset; trifling signs of handling; a very good copy (internally excellent) in a custom-made Solander box.
Number 6 of 250 copies numbered and signed by the artist.