Wilde, Oscar (1854-1900) The Importance of Being Earnest, Signed Limited Edition Copy. London: Leonard Smithers and Co., 1899.
First edition, large paper copy, one of 100 signed by Wilde on the limitation page, bound in full contemporary crushed navy blue morocco by Zaehnsdorf for John Wesket de Kay (1872-1938), with his armorial crest in gilt on the front board, and bookplate inside, blue silk endleaves, cloth sides and spine from the original binding bound in at the back, repaired, 8 1/2 x 7 in.
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