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Oscar Wilde Autograph Letter Signed Sells for $3,600 at NateDSanders.com

To buy, sell or consign a Oscar Wilde autograph or a Oscar Wilde autograph letter signed, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982.

Oscar Wilde Autograph

Oscar Wilde Autograph Letter Signed — “…I have been writing, and I have an idea that some of my letters have gone astray…”

Oscar Wilde autograph letter signed, undated though circa 1890, on letterhead bearing his “16, Tite Street” address. Wilde writes to John Knowles, editor of “The Nineteenth Century: “…I do not know if you have yet sent me a cheque for my last article, as I have been writing, and I have an idea that some of my letters have gone astray. Kindly let me know if it has been sent, and I will make enquiries…Oscar Wilde.” 2pp. on card-style stationery measuring 4.75″ x 6.5″. Heavily toned on first page; in good condition with dark writing.  Sold for $3,600.

Oscar Wilde Autograph

Oscar Wlide Handwritten Letter Signed — “…I have been writing, and I have an idea that some of my letters have gone astray…”

Rare Oscar Wilde Autograph Letter Signed — “…from his affectionate friend and kingman…”

Oscar Wilde autograph letter signed by renowned playwright and Victorian iconoclast Oscar Wilde. Written to his brother-in-law, perhaps accompanying a gift to him, letter reads in full, “An April day / Otho Lloyd / from his affectionate friend and kingman the writer Oscar Wilde”. Written in bold black ink, taking up an entire page measuring 6.25″ x 8.25″. Even toning, else near fine. An excellent example of Wilde’s holograph, ideal for framing.  Sold for $3,336.

Oscar Wilde Autograph

Rare Oscar Wilde Autograph Letter Signed — “…from his affectionate friend and kingman…”

Oscar Wilde Signed “The Ballad of Reading Gaol” — Rare

Oscar Wilde autograph on a hardcover “The Ballad of Reading Gaol.” Leonard Smithers: London: 1898. “The Ballad of Reading Gaol” is a poem by Oscar Wilde written while in exile after his release from prison in 1897. Wilde was, of course, incarcerated after being convicted of homosexual offenses in 1895 and sentenced to two years’ hard labor. The finished poem was published in 1898 under the name C.3.3., which stood for cell block C, landing 3, cell 3. Nice, dark “Oscar Wilde” signature in fountain pen on title page, with Wilde’s characteristic paraph. Some foxing throughout and cracked joint, else very good condition.    Sold for $2,780.

Oscar Wilde Autograph

Oscar Wilde Signed “The Ballad of Reading Gaol” — Rare

Master Playwright Oscar Wilde Autograph

Playwright and master of wit, Oscar Wilde autograph card. Signed “Oscar Wilde” with a flourish beneath his surname in black pen. Known for his biting wit and iconoclastic ideas, Wilde was, in his day, one of the most well-known personalities and is today remembered for his epigrams, plays and the circumstances of his imprisonment. 3.75″ x 2″ card is affixed to a 7.5″ x 10″ autograph album page. Very good condition.  Sold for $1,266.

Oscar Wilde Autograph

Master Playwright Oscar Wilde Autograph — Rare

To buy, sell or consign a Oscar Wilde autograph or a Oscar Wilde autograph letter signed, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call Nate D. Sanders at (310) 440-2982.

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