Signed copy of The Importance of Being Earnest sells at auction

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Pages of Melanie

2015-07-06 14:14:41

A signed and incredibly rare copy of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest has sold at Bonhams for £55,000 at auction. Given by Wilde to Major Nelson, the prison warden of Reading jail, where Wilde was imprisoned. Part of a very limited run of 100 large paper copies signed by the author.
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