The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Book and pictures courtesy of Paul Jackson

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

by Oscar Wilde, 1905

The book measures 7 1/2"x 5 3/4" and has 37  pages. The body of text is in Cheltenham in two colors on machine made paper. The initials have hand applied gold outlines. The limited edition above is printed on Japan Vellum and is an edition of 100. The regular edition is bound in suede. Additionally, a few copies were bound in modeled leather.

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