WILDE, Oscar: MONTGOMERY HYDE, H.
Last Letters of Oscar Wilde to Robert Ross, 1898-1900.
Transcribed by Montgomery Hyde. H. (1907-1989).
Single typescript manuscript; 8vo (270 x 220mm); bound within brown paper wrappers, typescript title to front, tied with thin ribbon, 60 typescript letters, comprises: 2pp. Preparatory Note by H. Montgomery Hyde, London, October, 1949; 1pp. Abbreviations, the letters typed to single sides of 100 leaves, each letter numbered I - LXIII top centre of page, (letter nos. 37, 38, 39 are not present), numbered abbreviations to lower r.h. corners of pages, 'M.M. 64 - 90', (Max Mayerfield), and 'D. (Dulau & Co. Ltd.), 68 -130', with numerous names, references to individuals or homosexuality underlined in red ink; the first letter, '[Paris] May '98', the final letter, numbered LXIII, '(dictated), Hotel d'Alsace, Rue des Beaux Arts, Paris, Wednesday, [November 1900]'; paper wrappers worn with light marks, upper and lower covers with creasing and numerous clean edge tears along the cover's edges and to the spine, a staple rust mark to the top centre of the first page (Preparatory Note), internally clean save some toning to the typescript pages. additional reference notes to abbreviations 'M.M' and 'D'., marked to lower r.h. of letters. iV. M.M. 67 (incomplete) D.71;VI. M.M. 69 (incomplete) D.73.VIII. M.M. 71 (incomplete) D.75.IX. Not in M.M. D.76.XII. Not in M.M. D. 80.XIII. M.M. 74 (incomplete) D.79.XIV. D.81.XIX. M.M. 80 (incomplete) D. 86.XX. M.M. 81 (incomplete) D. 81.XI. Not in M.M. D.88.XXII. Not in M.M. D. 89.XXIII. Not in M.M. D. 90.XXIV. Not in M.M. D. 91.XXVI. Not in M.M. D. 93.XXVIII. Not in M.M. D. 95.XXIX. Not in M.M. D96.XXXI. Not in M.M. D. 98.XXXII. Not in M.M. D. 99.XXXIII. Not in M.M. D. 100.XXXIV. Not in M.M. D. 101.XXXV. Not in M.M. D. 102.XXXVI. Not in M.M. D. 103-106.XL. Not in M.M. D107.XLI. Not in M.M. D. 108.XLII. Not in M.M. D. 109.XLIV. Not in M.M. D111.XLV. Not in M.M. D112.XLVI. Not in M.M. D. 113.XLVII. Not in M.M. D.114.XLVIII. Not in M.M. D.115.L. Not in M.M. D. 117.LI. Not in M.M. D. 118.LII. Not in M.M. D. 119.LIII. M.M. 86. (incomplete) D. 120.LV. Not in M.M. D. 122.LVII. Not in M.M. D. 124.LVIII. Not in M.M. D. 145. (incorrectly numbered, ý D.125)LIX. Not in M.M. D. 126LX. Not in M.M. D. 127.LXI. Not in M.M. D. 128.LXII. Not in M.M. D. 129.