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Price Realized: $20,480 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
Sale 2355 Lot 276
WILDE, OSCAR. The Importance of Being Earnest. , 151,  pages, including half-title. 4to, 219x177 mm, early 20th-century burgundy levant gilt, front cover slightly bowed; conspicuous foxing on opening leaves, scattered minor foxing elsewhere, front and end leaves with offsetting from turn-ins; top edges gilt, others uncut. London: Leonard Smithers, 1899
Estimate $8,000 - 12,000
first edition, large-paper issue, of Wilde's last and greatest play, first staged in 1895. number 50 of 100 copies, signed by wilde. Mason 381.Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $20,480