Osrac, the Self-Sufficient and Other Poems. With a Memoir of the Late Oscar Wilde (Portraits and fac-simile letters).
London, The Hermes Press, 1905. 26 x 19 cm. Gilt blue and green cloth. 120 p. Illustrated. First edition. Backstrip worn at the edges, cover a bit rubbed. Bizarre book containing epigonistic poetry, several portraits of the youthful author (1881-1939), forged letters of Oscar Wilde and a nicely made-up Memoir. Stuart-Young was raised in a slum, but dreamed of a writing career. He emigrated to the colonies of Western Africa, where he made some money, but he kept publishing novels and poetry; some 22 volumes in all.
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