“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying": The Works of Oscar Wilde; Finely Bound
The Complete Works of Oscar Wilde.
Item Number: 75800
New York: Lamb Publishing, 1909.
The Sunflower edition of Wilde’s works, one of 1000 numbered copies, this being number 250. Octavo, 15 volumes. Bound in three quarters morocco over marbled boards, gilt titles and tooling to the spine, gilt topstain, marbled endpapers, illustrated throughout. In near fine condition.
Oscar Wilde was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. He is remembered for his epigrams, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, his plays, as well as the circumstances of his imprisonment and early death.