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Oscar Wilde

A Woman of No Importance

John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head in Vigo Street

1894

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First edition of Wilde's witty and urbane satire of the English upper class.

  • Oscar Wilde (English).
  • London: John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head in Vigo Street, 1894.
  • 154, [1] pp.
  • 4to.
  • Printed by T. and A. Constable, Edinburgh.
  • One of 50 Large Paper copies. 
  • Original buckram gilt binding in a custom purple half-morocco slipcase and chemise.


Written and produced in 1893, near the height of Wilde's career, between Salome (1891) and his masterpiece, The Importance of Being Ernest (1895).

Provenance

Arthur Chester Rhodes

Literature

Mason 365.

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Spine and extremities darkened.

Endleaves with some paste darkening.

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First Edition

Language

English

Subject

Novels

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