A Woman of No Importance. Limited Edition (1903)
Book ID: 64981
A Woman of No Importance. Paris, 1903. Pp 154, uncut. Original salmon pink board, title lettered in gilt to spine. Covers showing light shelf-wear, foxing to endpapers and preliminary leaves, ownership name to front free endpaper, contents clean & bright.
Limited Edition of 250 Numbered Copies.
A pirate edition, it is a line-by-line reprint of the original 1894 edition, published by Leonard Smithers & Co. Wilde’s satire was first performed at London’s Haymarket Theatre in 1893. The run of the play was cut short as a result of Wilde’s arrest and prosecution. [Mason 627].