Books to Buy
The Library is publishing two new books
by Sally Brown, Curator of Modern Literary Manuscripts
at the British Library.
Publication date: 10th November 2000; 48 pages with 30 coloured illustrations
ISBN 0 7123 4694 5
Produced to accompany the exhibition, this entertaining
book introduces the major literary exhibits, setting them within the context
of Wildes eventful life. It includes images of manuscripts never
Wildes De Profundis a facsimile edited
by Merlin Holland
Publication date: 10th November 2000; 80 pages facsimile / 16 pages introduction
ISBN 0 7123 4692 9 (standard)
0 7123 4693 7 (special)
Price £125 (standard edition of 495 copies)
£245 (special edition of 95 copies signed by Merlin Holland, quarter-bound
in leather and slip-cased)
The price ticket reflects the special quality of this unique
The surviving manuscript of De Profundis, a mixture of first drafts and
fair copy, is here reproduced for the first time in colour at full size.
This special work will be of immense interest to all Wilde enthusiasts.
a sample page.
Book shop Both books
will be on sale in the British
Library Bookshop at St Pancras.
Mail Order is available.