Oscar Wilde's copies of his own works which were presented to him as tokens of love, friendship, and self-promotion. Based on the study of several hundred inscribed books in public and private collections (including his own) Samuels Lasner’s talk focuses on the unusual - and heretofore overlooked - importance of presentation copies for biographical and bibliographical research. - Mark Samuels Lasner is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Delaware. The Book History Colloquium at Columbia University is open to all.
Book History Colloquium at Columbia University
523 Butler Library