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A Superfluous Woman by Emma Brookes is a novel about a society woman forced into marriage with a decadent aristocrat – a...
This is the first English edition of Oscar Wilde’s play Salomé, with illustrations by Aubrey Beardsley, and trans...
Manuscript, Periodical, Ephemera, Drawing, Image
These are the 69 surviving issues of ‘Hyde Park Gate News’, a family magazine produced by Vanessa Stephen (afterwards Be...
In 1843 Alexander Macmillan and his brother Daniel opened their first bookshop together in Cambridge and thus began one ...
Mapmaking was not always about faithful geographic reproduction. It could be about plain amusement too. A popular subjec...
This newspaper clipping was inserted into a copy of the 1894 edition of Oscar Wilde’s play Salomé; it comes from ...
This collection of charming and poignant photographs chart Oscar Wilde's life from his youth at university, to his exile...
The Chameleon was an Oxford University journal. This issue from 1894 contains Oscar Wilde's Phrases and Philosophies for...
Periodical, Illustration, Image
The Yellow Book was a fashionable magazine which ran from 1894–97, taking its name from the notorious covering into whic...