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Oscar Wilde: His Life and Confessions (2 Vols.)

By: HARRIS, Frank

Price: £600.00

Publisher: New York, Printed and published by the author (Frank Harris), 1916: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Book number: 2076

Condition: Very Good


2 volumes. Presentation copy from the author to the actress Maud Allan. She 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. Modern full green morocco binding. Very good copy, with one leaf professionally repaired. TOGETHER WITH; KETTLE, Michael - Salome's L... View more info

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Joan La Romee A Drama

By: HARRIS, Frank

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, The Fortune Press (1926): 1926

Edition: Signed Limited Edition

Book number: 41440

Condition: Very Good


Signed limited edition, 88 of 350 in original black cloth with gilt lettering which has some very minor wear. Endpapers have minor foxing, uncut paper. Otherwise clean and a very good copy. Signed by Frank Harris View more info