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Two (2) Oscar Wilde publications. 1st item: First printing of The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde, Lippincott's Monthly Magazine, July, 1890. Published by J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia. Softcover, 174 pages, Dorian Grey on pages 3-100, with advertisements to front and back and "With the Wits" feature. 9 3/8" H x 6 1/4" W x 5/8" W. 2nd item: The Happy Prince and Other Tales, 3rd Edition, by Oscar Wilde with illustrations by Walter Crane and Jacomb Hood, 1902. Octavo, 116 pages with illustrations, hardbound with card stock covers with red lettering and black pictorial design to front cover, black lettering to spine. 9" H x 6 7/8" W x 3/4" D. Provenance: The collection of internationally known ragtime pianist and historian Johnny Maddox, Gallatin, TN. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition with areas of loss, largest 3 3/4" x 6", tears, areas of dampstaining, to covers and to be expected from age. Spine cracked with areas of loss, largest 2 1/4". First page stamped "May Courtney" in purple ink. Top right corners chipped on pages 1-12. Majority of pages in overall good, legible condition with foxing spots, dampstaining, tear, etc. primarily to edges. 1 1/2" x 3/4" area of loss to page 15. 2nd item: Overall good condition with toning, foxing spots to covers. Tear, 1/2" x 1/4" area of loss, top of spine. Majority of pages with light foxing spots.