A Woman of No Importance.

By: Wilde, Oscar.

Price: $130.00

Quantity: 1 available


Paris: (no publisher, but Leonard Smithers), 1903. Second edition, a line by line facsimile of the first edition of 1894 (Stuart Mason, "Bibliography of...", 1914). Original brownish-pink cloth, gilt, laid paper, edges uncut, 154 pp. Limited to 250 numbered copies, this is No. 7. A piracy printed in London (Mason, 1914) or in Paris ("...Library of John Quinn", Anderson Galleries, 1924, v.2, 11123) by Leonard Smithers, who was apparently fearful of prosecution since the first edition had been suppressed. NCBEL lists a New York edition of 1894, but this may be a ghost, as it is not listed in OCLC, Mason's bibliography, Stetson's Wilde collection (Anderson Galleries, 1920), nor the John Quinn collection, which had more than 180 Wilde items. Rubbed, faded, with some tiny stains; lacking the front free endpaper, and the other binder's leaves foxed. A Good. sound copy.

Title: A Woman of No Importance.

Author Name: Wilde, Oscar.

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: wilde,oscar.130paris:(nopublisher,butleonardsmit