The Green Carnation (1884)

Author: Robert Hichens

Book ID: 61235

Price: 95.00

The Green Carnation. London: Heinemann, 1894. Pioneer Series. Fouth Thousand. Dark green cloth boards lettered in white. 3-colour series title page precedes half-title and title. Pp, 183 followed by 20pp catalogue dated August 1894. A good copy.

Anonymously published satire on Decadence, the hero, Reggie Hastings, being a thinly veiled Oscar Wilde. Issued simultaneously in cloth and paper in Heinemann’s short-lived Pioneer Series.

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