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    Oscar Wilde. A Woman of No Importance. London: 1894. First edition. Octavo. [16], 154, [1, printer's statement], [1, blank], 14 [publisher's ads], [2, testimonials and printer's statement] pages. Publisher's pale purple cloth, stamped in gilt; text block edges untrimmed. Cloth generally a bit rubbed and grubby; backstrip slightly faded; spine ends pushed and showing a bit of wear; mild edge wear to boards; front corners bumped. Previous owner bookplate at front pastedown, with penciled owner signature at facing free endpaper, which is coming detached but is still sound for now. Text block softly dulled, particularly at edges. Very good. With theatre program from the original run at London's Haymarket Theatre in 1893 laid in.

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