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The Importance of Being Earnest Special Limited Edition 1910

The Importance of Being Earnest Special Limited Edition 1910

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Author: Oscar Wilde

 

Title: The Importance of Being Earnest

 

Year of Publication: 1910

 

Edition: special limited edition

 

Publisher:  Methuen & Co

 

 

Brief Details of this Book:

 

This edition has a print run of just 1,200 books as stated in the books’ limitation page that states: “1200 Copies of this Edition have been prepared by Methuen & Co. for presentation by Mr. George Alexander as a souvenir of the Twentieth Year of his Management of the St. James’s Theatre.”

 

 

Condition of the Binding:

 

The original green binding is in Near Fine condition being exceptionally attractive with the slightest possible corner knocks and knocks to the top and bottom of the spine. An incredibly attractive binding for this scarce and limited edition book.

 

 

Condition of the Pages:

 

There are 181 numbered pages, top edge gilt, with the other edges untrimmed as called for, and they are in overall Very Good condition with age toning mainly confined to the edges and noticeable when the book is closed.

 

 

Enlarged Images:

 

Oscar Wilde The Importance of Being Earnest 1910 Front Board

Oscar Wilde The Importance of Being Earnest 1910 Spine

Oscar Wilde The Importance of Being Earnest 1910 Back Board

Oscar Wilde The Importance of Being Earnest 1910 Inside Image 1

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