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The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people, in four acts, as originally written

Title
The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people, in four acts, as originally written / by Oscar Wilde.
Author
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Publication
New York : The New York Public Library, 1956.

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v. 1TextRequest in advanceRequest*HND (NYPL) (Wilde, O. Importance of being Earnest) v. 1Offsite
v. 2 TextRequest in advanceRequest*HND (NYPL) (Wilde, O. Importance of being Earnest) v. 2 Offsite
TextRestricted useAvailable*KP (Anthoensen) (Wilde, O. Importance of being earnest)Schwarzman Building - Rare Book Collection Room 328
TextRestricted useAvailableArents Ref. 97-348Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Room 328
TextRestricted useAvailableArents S 1534 no. 3Schwarzman Building - Arents Collection Room 328

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2 v. : ill., facsims.; 29 cm.
Series Statement
Publication / Arents Tobacco Collection ; no. 6
Uniform Title
Publication (Arents Tobacco Collection) ; no. 6.
Subjects
Note
  • 500 copies printed on Lee paper at the Anthoensen Press, Portland, Me.
  • Episode of Jack's cigarette case: vol. 1, p. 10-13.
  • Introduction by Sarah Augusta Dickson.
  • Vol. 1 comprises a transcription of the first draft of the play from the holograph of Acts I-II in the Arents Collection and the holograph of Acts III-IV in the British Library. Vol. 2 comprises facsims. of the typescripts of Acts I, III and IV and the holograph of Act II (with author's ms. emendations, deletions, etc.) in the Arents Collection. For originals, see Arents S 1534, no. 1-2.
  • Binding: Publisher's white paper boards, by the Russell-Rutter Co.; issued in slipcase.
Bibliography (note)
  • Bibliography: Vol. 1, p. xxix-xxx.
Call Number
Arents S 1534 no. 3
Author
Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900.
Title
The importance of being earnest : a trivial comedy for serious people, in four acts, as originally written / by Oscar Wilde.
Imprint
New York : The New York Public Library, 1956.
Series
Publication / Arents Tobacco Collection ; no. 6
Publication (Arents Tobacco Collection) ; no. 6.
Bibliography
Bibliography: Vol. 1, p. xxix-xxx.
Added Author
Dickson, Sarah.
Anthoensen Press. Printer
Research Call Number
Arents S 1534 no. 3 Library has: No. 258 of 500 copies printed.
Arents Ref. 97-348 Library has: No. 259 of 500 copies printed.
*KP (Anthoensen) (Wilde, O. Importance of being earnest)
*HND (NYPL) (Wilde, O. Importance of being Earnest)
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