(WILDE, O.) The importance of being earnest. A trivial comedy for serious people. Lond., L. Smithers & Co., 1899. (16), 151 pp. Sm-4°. Or. mauve cl., w. gilt floral ornaments designed by Ch. Shannon scattered all over the binding, lettered in gilt on spine, uncut. (Bind. a bit faded, corners a bit bumped, but else a very clean copy).Limited first trade edition of Wilde's last and greatest play, one of only 1000 numbered copies, in original cloth-gilt binding. - Mason 381.