A Woman of No Importance.
London: John Lane at the Bodley Head, 1894. Small 4to, [xiv], 154,  pp. Original salmon buckram, covers with gilt-stamped decorations, gilt top, backstrip lettered and stamped in gilt, scattered foxing, a lovely copy enclosed in a quarter blue morocco slipcase. First edition (though there were 15 copies printed for the production of the play in New York). This play contains some of Wildes best quips - with especially astute comments on the nature of society. A hard book to find in perfect condition -- this copy has been boxed for about 100 years and is almost flawless. On the front pastedown is a printed note: This book is now published by John Lane at the Bodley Head in Vigo St London W. Millard 365.
(Item Id: 109920)