A Woman of No Importance. Oscar Wilde.

A Woman of No Importance.

1894. London: John Lane at the Bodley Head, 1894.

Small 4to, [xiv], 154, [1] pp. Original salmon buckram, covers with gilt-stamped decorations, gilt top, backstrip lettered and stamped in gilt, some browning throughout as usual, binding a bit soiled but good.

§ First edition (though there were 15 copies printed for the production of the play in New York). This play contains some of Wilde’s best quips - with especially astute comments on the nature of society. A hard book to find in good condition. On the front pastedown are two bookplates: George Ravenscroft Dennis and Lucius Wilmderding. Item #123204

Price: $1,750.00

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