The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde, Illustrations by Sandow Birk, Arion Press (2018)

Oscar Wilde (1854-1890) was an Irish poet/writer whose works remain immensely popular today. His best known works are The Picture of Dorian Gray, The Importance of Being Earnest, Lady Windermere’s Fan, Salome, De Profundis and The Ballad of Reading Gaol. Wilde’s wit and humor are legendary, as is the controversy surrounding his life. Wilde was born in Dublin. His parents were successful and quite intellectual in their own right (his mother a poet … Continue reading The Fairy Tales of Oscar Wilde, Illustrations by Sandow Birk, Arion Press (2018)

Oscar Wilde’s Salome, LEC and Heritage Press Editions

Limited Editions Club (LEC) editions typically are more collectible and desirable than those from Heritage Press (HP), George Macy’s baby sister to his LEC.  This is typically because of the use of better materials and the more limited nature of LEC, in addition to the LEC’s typically coming with the signature of the author, illustrator or printer.  This is not to criticize Heritage Press at … Continue reading Oscar Wilde’s Salome, LEC and Heritage Press Editions