London: The Unicorn Press, 1945. Second Printing. 1/4 cloth. Fine. Slender 12 mo. (4.5 x 7.25 inches). Gold quarter cloth over ochre boards. Gilt lettered spine. Former owner's signature dated 1945 on ffl. 31 pp.
A reflection on Wilde's experience within the Victorian Penal system, The Ballad of Reading Gaol was first published by Leonard Smithers in 1898 under the title C.3-3 - Wilde's cell number while at Reading Gaol. Fine. Item #7356