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The Importance Of Being Earnest-A Trivial Comedy For Serious People

By Wilde, Oscar




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

WILDE. OSCAR

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

WILDE. OSCAR

Leonard Smithers and Co. London. 1899. FIRST EDITION. Small 4to. (8.4 x 6.3 inches). One thousand copies printed, this copy not numbered. A very good copy bound in recent full tan morocco, raised bands, red title label, gilt. Single gilt ruled border on boards. Original publishers decorative pale purple cloth boards and spine,designed by Charles Shannon, bound in at the rear. A lovely copy.

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The Importance Of Being Earnest. A Trivial Comedy For Serious People.

WILDE, Oscar

Hardcover. Good. PAGES SLIGHTLY YELLOWING, GOLD GIFT MESSAGE ON FRONT COVER SAYING PRESENTED BY MR GEORGE ALEXANDER AS A SOUVENIR OF HIS 20TH YEAR OF MANAGEMENT OF THE ST JAMES'S THEATRE FEB 1 1910 . Sold by the UK charity Langdon; supporting men & women with disabilities dispatched within one working day.

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The Importance of Being Earnest. A Trivial Comedy for Serious People. [Preface by Robert Ross].

Wilde, Oscar.

London: Methuen for Mr. George Alexander, 1910. Presentation Edition of 1,200 copies. 8vo., pp. x, [vi], 181, green cloth, gilt rules front cover, gilt lettering, t.e.g. others untrimmed. Names of two previous owners ffe. Covers lightly scuffed, edges browned, very small tear (without loss) head pp. 7-14, else very nice, bright copy. On front cover, "Presentated by Mr. George Alexander As a Souvenir of His Twentieth Year of Management of the St. James's Theatre February 1st, 1910". Sir George (knighted 1911) created the part of John Worthing and continued to manage St. James' s until the year of his death in 1918..

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The Importance of Being Earnest. A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

Wilde, Oscar

London: [Methuen], 1910. Wilde's "trivial" play is one of the high spots of the modern theatre. First printed in 1899; this is a Very Good copy of a specially-printed Presentation copy Green cloth binding, ruled and titled in gilt, with the notation on the front cover: "Presented by Mr. George Alexander As a Souvenier of His Twentieth Year of Management of the St. James's Theatre February 1st, 1910." A scarce title thus. Sir George (he was knighted in 1911) as an actor/manager was responsible for the first stage productions of both "Earnest" and "Lady Windermere's Fan." This issue is LIMITED to 1200 copies. Very Good condition. Green cloth binding, titled, ruled, and decorated in gilt. Clean text; xv, 181 pages; top edge is gilt, others rough-cut. The Preface is by Robert Ross (1869-1918), Wilde's friend and literary executor. Text has occasional spotting but mainly is very bright and clear. Slight lean; very mild rub to tips and head of the spine; a bit of mottling on the lower front cover.A solid copy of this interesting cultural artifact. In an archival plastic protector.. First Thus. Decorative Cloth. Very Good (Plus)/No Jacket. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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The Importance of Being Earnest-A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

Oscar Wilde

2008-11-03. Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Importance of Being Earnest-A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

Oscar Wilde

2008-11-03. New. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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The Importance of Being Earnest-A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

Oscar Wilde

Serenity Publishers, LLC, 2008-11-03. Paperback. Used:Good.

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The Importance of Being Earnest-A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

Oscar Wilde

Serenity Publishers, LLC, 2008-11-03. Paperback. Good.

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The importance of Being Earnest. A Trivial Comedy for Serious People: A play by Oscar Wilde

Wilde, Oscar

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. PAPERBACK. 1723201545 . Fine.

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The Importance of Being Earnest-A Trivial Comedy for Serious People

Wilde, Oscar

Serenity Publishers, LLC. PAPERBACK. 1604505605 Special order direct from the distributor . New.

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The Importance of being Earnest. A trivial Comedy for serious People

Wilde, Oscar

Berlin: Franz Cornelsen Verlag, 1946. Englischsprachige Paperbackausgabe, 132 Seiten. Gutes Exemplar (good Condition).

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The importance of being earnest. A trivial comedy for serious people.,

Wilde, Oscar

Hirschgraben, Frankfurt 1975, , 1975. Obr., 56s., in gutem Zustand, [SAP131].,,

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