De Profundis being the first complete and accurate version of ‘Epistola: in Carcere et Vinculis’ the last prose work in English of Oscar Wilde with an introduction by Vyvyan Holland

Wilde, Oscar; Holland, Vyvyan


Publisher: Methuen
Place Published: London
Edition: reprint
Date Published: 1955
Size: 8vo

Authoritative text of Wilde’s De Profundis, written by Wilde during his imprisoment in Reading Gaol, in the form of a letter to Lord Alfred Douglas; Vyvyan Holland’s introduction discusses the history of the text, the initial prevention of its publication, and the final appearance of it in unexpurgated form; bookshop label to front pastedown, foxing to prelims and endpapers, occasional mild foxing in text, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper edgeworn and rubbed, heavy browning and loss (2x1cm) to spine, dampstain to foot of spine, price clipped.

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