Oscar Wilde, His Life and Wit. (Inscribed by the author).

By: Pearson, Hesketh.

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8vo; blue cloth, without dust jacket. Inscribed by the author "Cordial wishes from Hesketh Pearson" in ruled space below illustration on the bookplate of Arthur Leonard Ross. The bookplate is laid down and covers the whole of the front pastedown. Front endpaper also bears the ownership signature of Arthur Leonard Ross. Laid in are 3 xerox copies of typed correspondence from Pearson to Ross, regarding Pearson's intent to write a life of Frank Harris. Also two xerox copies of correspondence to and from Oscar Wilde. The one from Wilde, indecipherable but on the letterhead of the Elysee Palace Hotel, Paris; the other, to Wilde, signed from 'Boni', possibly Albert Boni, one of his publishers. Two vertical strips of tanning on front endpaper, otherwise a decent copy.

Arthur Leonard Ross was a New York attorney who represented Frank Harris, as well as Emma Goldman.

Title: Oscar Wilde, His Life and Wit. (Inscribed by the author).

Author Name: Pearson, Hesketh.

Categories: Biography & Autobiography,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Bros.: 1946

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Good Condition

Seller ID: 7514

Keywords: Literature