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WILDE, Oscar. The Ballad of Reading Gaol.
London : 1898First and limited edition, number 6 of 30 copies printed on japon. Wilde was in France at the time of publication, and the limitation notice was written in purple ink by Smithers. Even though the limited edition was intended for presentation, Wilde personally inscribed only a handful of copies. A further 800 unnumbered copies printed on handmade paper... Learn More£22,500.00
Stock Code: 143981
WILDE, Oscar. The Importance of Being Earnest.
London : 1899First edition, signed limited issue, number 19 of 100 large paper copies signed by the author.
Wilde's last and greatest play opened to huge acclaim on Valentine's Day 1895 but was withdrawn after Wilde's failed libel suit against Lord Queensbury led to his arrest. The subsequent "utter social destruction of Wilde" (ODNB) meant that the play... Learn More£40,000.00
Stock Code: 142975
SMITH, Adam. An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations.
London : 1778Second edition of this classic of economic thought, a fine copy in a beautiful contemporary binding; one of 500 copies, the only other edition to be published in quarto format after the first edition of 1776.
"Where the political aspects of human rights had taken two centuries to explore, Smith's achievement was to bring the study of economic... Learn More£45,000.00
Stock Code: 143239