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G. B. S. 90. Aspects of George Bernard Shaw's Life and Work

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G. B. S. 90. Aspects of George Bernard Shaw's Life and Work

by Edited by S. Winsten

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  • hardcover
  • First
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London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., 1946. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. From the Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills. 9¼" x 6" 200 pages. Crimson cloth covered boards with gilt profile of George Bernard Shaw on the front cover and gilt title panel on the spine. Frontispiece colour portrait of Shaw and preliminary page with reproductions of the contributors' signatures wishing Shaw a happy 90th birthday. Book condition very good, corners and spine edges slightly rubbed, cover slightly grubby, gilt on spine a bit worn, contents nice and clean. A 90th birthday tribute to Shaw including contributions by Lord Dunsany, T. S. Eliot, Aldous Huxley, John Masefield, H. G. Wells, Max Beerbohm and more. 2 colour plates including one frontis. 32 b/w photos and plates. 3 line illustrations in the text

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Bookseller
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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
G. B. S. 90. Aspects of George Bernard Shaw's Life and Work
Author
Edited by S. Winsten
Format/binding
Decorative Cloth
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1946
Keywords
G. B. S. 90. Aspects of George Bernard Shaw's Life and Work Edited by S. Winsten Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd. London 1946 First Edition Library of Sir John Mills and Mary Mills
Size
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

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