The Writings of Oscar Wilde, Oscar Wilde, Leonard Charles van Noppen (A.R. Keller & Co., London and New York, 1907 [University Edition 270/800])
8.25″ X 5 3/4″, 209pp, grey cloth boards, paper title on spine (words mostly rubbed off), good condition for age, boards & spine faded and bumped, binding loose but holding back board loose but intact, top edge gilt, others deckled.
one of 15 volumes, this one titled “De Profundis” and contains De Profundis (“from the depths”, an epistle written by Oscar Wilde during his imprisonment in Reading Gaol, to Lord Alfred Douglas.), Suplemental Letters, Soul of Man Under Socialism (an 1891 essay by Oscar Wilde in which he expounds a libertarian socialist [social anarchist] worldview. The creation of “The Soul of Man” followed Wilde’s conversion to anarchist philosophy, following his reading of the works of Peter Kropotkin.), Of Him Who Died at No. 13. (by Leonard Charles van Noppen)