The Green Carnation (1884)
Author: Robert Hichens
Book ID: 61235
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.