George Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first ...Show synopsisGeorge Bernard Shaw (26 July 1856 - 2 November 1950) was an Irish playwright and a co-founder of the London School of Economics. Although his first profitable writing was music and literary criticism, in which capacity he wrote many highly articulate pieces of journalism, his main talent was fordrama, and he wrote more than 60 plays. Nearly all his writings address prevailing social problems, but have a vein of comedy which makes their stark themes more palatable. Shaw examined education, marriage, religion, government, health care, and class privilege. -wikipediaHide synopsis
Description:John Farleigh. SIGNED. 260pp. Light green cloth covered boards...John Farleigh. SIGNED. 260pp. Light green cloth covered boards with leather gilt stamped title labels on the spine and front cover. Quarto [29 cm] Very good. The spine is darkened. The pages and edges of the text block are very mildly browned. The slipcase is in poor condition, with moisture staining. The underlying boards are exposed occasionally along the edges. Number 1258 of 1500. Signed by John Farleigh on the limitation page. With the publisher's pamphlet tucked in.
Description:FARLEIGH, John. VG++ No Jacket. Signed, Limited First LEC, No....FARLEIGH, John. VG++ No Jacket. Signed, Limited First LEC, No. 737 of 1500 copies; in VG only slipcase; signed by the artist on limitation page; with preface by the author; authors notes laid-in; 260pp.
Publisher: New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1939
Description:Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. Limited/Numbered/signed. Signed by...Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket. Limited/Numbered/signed. Signed by Illustrator. 4to-over 9æ"-12" tall. Linen covered boards with leather spine and cover labels. Number 693 of 1, 500 copies printed for the Limited Editions Club. Preface by Mr. Shaw and wook engravings by John Farleigh, who signature appears on colophon page. Spine age toned to light brown and mild wear to leather spine label. Slipc ase worn, showing separation at several seams and toned at edges. A near fine copy in good slipcase.
Description:Farleigh, John. Good Plus. Signed by Illustrator Green linen...Farleigh, John. Good Plus. Signed by Illustrator Green linen cloth, leather cover label and spine label; Scattered foxing page edges; Endpapers foxed; Pages slightly age toned, first hundred pages have bumped crease on top corner; Slipcase has some wear, rubbing to corners; Sleeve edge and spine have sun toning; Slipcase spine has soil marks; Slipcase torn at seam on bottom corner; Limited edition number 1163 of 1500, SIGNED by illustrator;
Description:John Farleigh. Near Fine. 4to. Pale green cloth with title...John Farleigh. Near Fine. 4to. Pale green cloth with title label to spine and front board. This edition limited to 1500 copies, signed and numbered by artist John Farleigh. This is copy no. 1331. The illustrations for this edition were engraved on wood with the advice of Mr. Shaw. Includes three pieces of LEC promotional material, the prospectus, the small loose card and the Monthly Newsletter. Slipcase in very good condition.
Description:Good with no dust jacket. Cloth frayed at front hinge. Laid-in...Good with no dust jacket. Cloth frayed at front hinge. Laid-in is a card, addressed to Shaw's friend Pakenham Beatty, Jr. giving instructions on how to use the facilities of the British Museum. He writes, "It is a wonderful place ( I spent about 8 years of my life there); but unless you have shares in the pub at the corner of Museum St., do not form aquaintances and lend sixpences....I have just finished a tremendous Irish play and am utterly exhausted...G. B. S. ", and dated 7th Sept. 1904.; 267 pages; Signed by Author.
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