A Woman Of No Importance. Oscar Wilde.
A Woman Of No Importance

A Woman Of No Importance

London: John Lane, 1894. First edition. Hardcover. 154 pages. 27.5 x 16 cm. Limited edition, one of 500 with 16 pages of advertisements at end (dated March 1894), Cover gilt design florets by Charles Shannon considerably influenced by his lifetime partner Charles Ricketts, both of whom produced work for the Doves Press. MASON 364. The play premièred on 19 April 1893 at London's Haymarket Theatre, satirizing English upper-class society. Spine dulled, spine extremities creased, binding tight; a reasonably sound copy. Publisher's full mauve cloth stamped in gilt, spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Very good. Item #22263

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