Intentions. Oscar Wilde.
Less than a thousand copies printed of these essays outlining his aesthetic philosophy

London: James R. Osgood, 1891. First edition. One of 900 copies printed for Great Britain (another 600 were issued for the US). Octavo, 258 pages, original green cloth, gilt-stamped on the cover and spine. Very Good+ with minor wear to the extremities, small newspaper clipping about Wilde tipped in on the front paste-down and the front inner hinge professionally repaired. Despite the defects, an attractive copy. A collection of essays by Wilde outlining his aesthetic philosophy, including: The Decay of Lying, Pen, Pencil & Poison, The Critic as Artist, and The Truth of Masks. Rarely found in such attractive condition. Very Good + (Item #852)

Price: $1,850

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