Letter to Lane pages 6-7

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Oscar Wilde
(1854–1900)

Autograph letter signed, dated Worthing, to publisher John Lane, [August 1894]. 8 p.

Gift of Lucia Moreira Salles, 2008

MA 7258.14
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this is most important) –and am sending proofs to New York. I think the book can be out by Sept. 15. when the play goes on tour. I shall tell my American agent to wire to me as soon as copyright is secured, so as to have no delay.
    The play sh[oul]d. have a good sale at Liverpool—where it has been lectured on, and formed a text for reckless sermons.