Sale 18BP01 | Lot 103

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

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 103
WILDE, OSCAR The Importance of Being Earnest. A Trivial Comedy for Serious People
. London: Leonard Smithers, 1899. First edition, one of 1000 copies. Publisher's lavender cloth stamped in gilt, housed in morocco backed slipcase. 8 1/4 x 6 inches (21 x 15 cm); [16], 151, [1] pp. A fine copy with light toning to spine and some very faint spots to covers, neat contemporary ownership signature and light spotting to front blank. Mason 381.


C From the Collection of Nancy Susan Reynolds

Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Sold for $3,437 (includes buyer's premium)

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