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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. A trivial comedy for serious people by WILDE. OSCAR - Signed First Edition - from Paul Foster Books (SKU: 10084)

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. A trivial comedy for serious people

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. A trivial comedy for serious people

by WILDE. OSCAR

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Leonard Smithers and Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. (8.4 x 6.3 inches). One of 100 large paper copies, printed on Dutch hand made paper, numbered and signed by Oscar Wilde. Original publishers pale purple cloth with both boards and spine lettered and decorated with designs by Charles Shannon. Brown mark to two leaves where a piece of newspaper has been left in between the pages, otherwise a bright and clean copy throughout. Some minor mottling to the cloth spine but overall a superior copy. Mason 382.

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Bookseller Inventory #
10084
Title
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST. A trivial comedy for serious people
Author
WILDE. OSCAR
Book condition
Used
Quantity available
1
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Leonard Smithers and Co. London. 1899
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