Book #58729

Built of Books: How Reading Defined the Life of Oscar Wilde - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Thomas Wright

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Henry Holt and Company, 2008.
ISBN: 0805089934

Price: $50.00

An unblemished first Printing of the First Edition housed in a mildly shelfworn yet equally Fine dust-jacket.

Wilde built his life around books. He read everything he could get his hands on, from classical Greek and Roman writers to the scandalous novels of the Victorian era. Wright tells the story of Wilde's life and his love of reading, exploring the ways in which books shaped Wilde's life and helped to define his unique style.; 8vo; 370 pages.