By: HARRIS, Frank ; [ Oscar Wilde ]
New York, Printed and published by the author (Frank Harris), 1916: 1916
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 2076
Binding: Full Morocco
Condition: Very Good
2 volumes. Presentation copy from the Frank Harris to the actress Maud Allan. Allan danced the role of Salome, and was at the centre of a famous libel trial in 1918. Arch Conservative MP Noel Pemberton Billing implied she was a lesbian and a sadist (as well as a follower of Wilde!). She sued and lost, partly because of Billing's claim that there was a sexually perverse pro German Fifth Column in England that was compromising possible peace for a war weary England. Recent full green morocco binding. Very good copy, with one leaf professionally repaired. TOGETHER WITH; KETTLE, Michael - Sa... View More...