Title The Ballad of Reading Gaol by C. 3. 3
Publisher New York Benj. R. Tucker 1899
Seller ID 15144J
First American Edition. Three pirated editions of Wilde's classic poem were issued in America in 1899, the Tucker edition. precedes the other two and is the True First American Edition. Issued in paper wrappers and cloth, this copy is the rare hardbound state. Gilt-stamped blue cloth with white cloth spine. Hinges cracked. Some minor foxing to the preliminaries, at little darkening at spine very good. Rare.