Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Moser, 1911. Second Edition: 1 of 925 copies. Wrappers. Thin 8vo (7 1/4" x 4 1/8"), vellum light tan paper wrappers, 86,  pages. Fine / None. Item #5744
Oscar Wilde (1854 – 1900) was an Irish poet, brilliant wit, and very popular playwright. He is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, his novel The Picture of Dorian Gray.
This UNCOMMON, finely printed and attractively bound slim limited edition contains five appealing essays by Oscar Wilde: "The Happy Prince," "The Nightengale and the Rose," "The Selfish Giant," "The Devoted Friend," and "The Remarkable Rocket."
Thomas B. Mosher (1852–1923) was a publisher out of Portland, Maine. He is notable for his contributions to the private press movement in the United States, and as a major exponent of the British Pre-Raphaelites and Aesthetes like Wilde.
Tight, clean copy with light uniformand characteristic age-toning to paper. Brown offset to borders of rear pastedowns by previous paper laid in.