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New Books to Buy
The Library is publishing two new books

Oscar Wilde 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
Price £4.95

Produced to accompany the exhibition, this entertaining book introduces the major literary exhibits, setting them within the context of Wilde’s eventful life. It includes images of manuscripts never before reproduced.

Oscar Wilde’s 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 work.
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.
View a sample page.

For Your Copy
Book shop Both books will be on sale in the British Library Bookshop at St Pancras.
Mail Order is available.