"The truth is rarely pure and never simple": First edition of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest; One of 1,000 Examples
London: Leonard Smithers and Co, 1899.
Limited first trade edition of the author’s masterpiece, one of 1000 copies. Quarto, original publisher’s lavender cloth stamped in gilt. In fine condition. Housed in custom half morocco clamshell chemise and case. A superior example, rare and desirable in this condition.
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