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1926 PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY Oscar Wilde Hardcover Mylar Jacket Modern Library

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This is a 1926 hardcover edition of Oscar Wilde's The PICTURE of DORIAN GRAY published by Modern Library. This volume includes "De Profundis"  The dust jacket has small tears and other wear but it has been preserved in a mylar jacket. The book's boards and binding are structurally sound. There aren't any obvious signs of inscriptions, marginalization, or dog-eared pages.


The Picture of Dorian Gray is a novel by Oscar Wilde, published in 1890. Fearing the story was indecent, the editor deleted roughly 500 words without Wilde's knowledge. Despite that censorship,  the book offended British book reviewers, some of whom said that he merited prosecution for violating public morality. If you are a collector of banned books, this philosophical novel is one you want on your shelf.


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