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(WILDE, Oscar). DOUGLAS, Alfred, Lord. My Friendship with Oscar Wilde : Being the Autobiography of Lord Alfred Douglas. New York : Coventry House, 1932. -307,(13), frontis + 5 plates. 8vo, purple cloth, paper label to spine. “Like most of Wilde's adherents, Douglas possesses a charming simplicity; an expected naiveté for one whose life has been so filled with the hates and prejudices of a bigoted society. Having become involved with Wilde at avery tender age, he remained loyal even after his more mature mind advised that such a union would prove exceedingly detrimental in more ways than on e. In “My Friendship with Oscar Wilde,” he describes the wierd [sic] fascination which he exerted over the older man. It is his contention that their companionship and affection was the outgrowth of circumstances, and that a really close relationship between them existed for only a short while. Thisbook comprises a confession – one of the most interesting confessions of a great man of letters of our time.” - from the dj. Some wear to spine ends and corners, top edge bumped, lacking spine label, waterstain to fore-edge,penned name, else good in browned, chipped and torn dustjacket. As is. 160 .00
Title: My Friendship with Oscar Wilde : Being the Autobiography of Lord Alfred Douglas.
Publisher: Coventry House, New York , 1932,:
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