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1888 - David Nutt, London - First Edition, One of 1, 000 copies
Rare first edition of Oscar Wilde’s classic collection of children’s tales - The Happy Prince, The Nightingale and the Rose, The Selfish Giant, The Devoted Friend and The Remarkable Rocket.

A superior example of the first edition in the publisher’s delicate decorated Japanese vellum boards, and elegantly illustrated with three plates by Walter Crane and with head and tail pieces by Jacomb Hood.

Smartly housed in a bespoke clamshell case of half tan morocco over marbled boards, brown morocco label lettered in gilt.
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Price HK$ 50,000