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The Importance of being Oscar: PB 378-2003

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The Importance of being Oscar


Illustrator: Skargon, Yvonne
Author: Wilde, Oscar
Publisher: Silent Books



Wood engravings by Yvonne Skargon ; words by Oscar Wilde

Engravings of a cat, Oscar, with accompanying quotations from Oscar Wilde.

[24] leaves : ill. ; 21 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Cambridge (Cambs.)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1988 : First published in 1988 and reprinted twice.


Bound in illustrated paper cover over boards. Illustrated endpages.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 378-2003
Primary reference Number: 98322
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 7 June 2012 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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