WILDE | An Ideal Husband, 1899, 1 of 1000 copies
WILDE | An Ideal Husband, 1899, 1 of 1000 copies
WILDE | An Ideal Husband, 1899, 1 of 1000 copies
WILDE | An Ideal Husband, 1899, 1 of 1000 copies
WILDE | An Ideal Husband, 1899, 1 of 1000 copies
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From the Collection of Steven Berkoff

WILDE | An Ideal Husband, 1899, 1 of 1000 copies

Estimate:

600 - 800 GBP

From the Collection of Steven Berkoff

WILDE | An Ideal Husband, 1899, 1 of 1000 copies

Estimate:

600 - 800 GBP

Lot sold:882GBP
(2 bids, reserve met)

Description

From the Collection of Steven Berkoff

WILDE, OSCAR


AN IDEAL HUSBAND. LONDON: LEONARD SMITHERS AND CO., 1899


4to, FIRST EDITION [one of 1000 copies], original light brown-red cloth, lettering in gilt with designs on covers by Charles Shannon, some light spotting and browning, ownership signature on front free endpaper, soiling to lower cover, spine slightly faded and bumped


The play, first produced on 3 January 1895, was an immediate success and described by the author as a work containing 'a great deal of the real Oscar'.


LITERATURE:

Mason 385


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WILDE | An Ideal Husband, 1899, 1 of 1000 copies
From the Collection of Steven Berkoff
WILDE | An Ideal Husband, 1899, 1 of 1000 copies
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