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WILDE, Oscar.

Lady Windermere's Fan.

A play about a good woman.

London: Elkin Mathews and John Lane, 1893 Stock Code: 133994
£1,350.00
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Elaborate mid-20th-century binding

First edition, finely bound. One of 500 regular copies, with a further 50 large-paper copies also printed. Wilde's first light comedy, Lady Windermere's Fan was produced at the St. James's Theatre on 20 February 1892.

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Description

Small quarto (203 x 150 mm). Mid-20th-century brown morocco, spine lettered in gilt, spine and covers ornately tooled in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge pink, others untrimmed. With the original cloth bound in.

Condition

Boards slightly bowed, a few instances of very faint soiling to contents. A handsome copy.

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