The Ballad of Reading Gaol

Book and photo courtesy of Dick Blacher. Commentary by Paul Jackson.

The Ballad of Reading Gaol

 by Oscar Wilde, 1905

#62 of 100

This book measures 7 3/4" x 6" and has 57 pages. The text body is set in Cheltenham and printed on Japan Vellum for the 3/4 leather edition of 100 and machine made paper for the regular edition bound in suede. Additionally some the regular edition were bound in modeled leather. The regular edition has the text initials outlined in gold. This binding is believed to be by Kinder.

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