Large Paper Copy, One of 50

A Woman of No Importance.

London: John Lane at the Sign of the Bodley Head in Vigo Street, 1894.

Price: $11,000.00

About the item

First edition, one of 50 Large Paper copies. 154, [1] pp. Printed by T. and A. Constable, Edinburgh. 1 vols. 4to. Large Paper Copy, One of 50. Original buckram gilt. Spine and extremities darkened, endleaves with some paste darkening, else fine, in a custom purple half-morocco slipcase and chemise. Mason 365. Provenance: Arthur Chester Rhodes.

Item #256986

An attractive large paper copy. Wilde's witty and urbane satire of the English upper class. This was written and produced in 1893 near the height of Wilde's career, between Salome (1891) and his masterpiece The Importance of Being Ernest (1895).