400. Wilde (Oscar) The Picture of Dorian Gray, first edition in book form, number 52 of 250 large paper copies signed by the author, Olive Percival's copy with her ownership inscription to endpaper and bookplate to pastedown, original vellum-backed gilt-stamped boards, spine darkened, spine ends and corners bumped, a little rubbed, uncut, t.e.g., [Mason 329], preserved in custom drop-back box, small 4to, 1891.
Scarce in such excellent condition.
est. £6000 – £8000
Olive Percival 1869-1945, writer, photographer, artist and bibliophile.