De Profundis

New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1909. Frontis by J.E. Kelly. Second edition with Additional Matter. Blue cloth-backed slate-grey paper boards, teg. Octavo. xiii, 154pp. Very light wear extremities, faintly toned. Internally very clean, tight, and square. Overall a near fine copy. Item #222634

Edited, with prefatory dedication by Robert Ross.

"De Profundis" was originally published in 1905, expanded in this 1909 edition, and not fully released until 1949.

It is a bitter sweet love letter, written while in prison in Reading Gaol, addressed to Lord Alfred Douglas.

Price: $75.00

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