London: Murdoch & Co., 1898. Pamphlet. 16p., first separate appearance, plain printed softbound (stapled as issued) in textured buff wraps. Covers are split along the spinefold and detached, and show mild dust- and handling-soil; the single staple is rusted without significant migration. Text is clean except for earlier booksellers' notes on titlepage. As is; should be quite amenable to restoration. This letter originally appeared in "The Daily Chronicle" on May 28, 1897 and is here reprinted with an additional publisher's note; Wilde's name appears at the end of the letter not in the titling.