Paris: Editions de la Nouvelle Revue Critique, 1939. Hard Cover. Inscribed By Author. First edition. Presentation copy, inscribed "For the Revue de Paris" on the half-title to the Wilde essay, also signed by Birnbaum on the title-page. Contains two essays: Aubrey Vincent Beardsley, translated by L.M. Mitchell, and Oscar Wilde: Fragments and Memories, translated by Maurice Bec - the first appearance together of these pieces by Birnbaum, art dealer and advisor to collectors. Original cream cloth backed grey-green boards with white title and border to front cover. Light rubbing to boards and minor wear to corners and edges. Slight browning to margins, else clean. Tight binding. 41 pages. French Literature. FRE/5153. Fine.