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Tales from Bernard Shaw told in the Jungle.

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Tales from Bernard Shaw told in the Jungle.

by SHAW, Bernard. MORRIS, Gwladys Evan

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Harrap, London., 1929. First edition. Royal octavo. 216 pages. Illustrations, including colour plates, by Phyllis A. Trery. Quarter vellum covers with parchment boards with a gilt vignette of Shaw as Pan on front. Top edge gilt. Pages unopened. Gwladys Evan Morris was a Welsh actress who appeared in many of Shaw's plays. This appears to be her only book.One of 200 numbered copies. Presentation copy from the author, inscribed on the second title-page: ''To dear Peggie - Gwladys Evan Morris, Sept 1939''.Head of spine bumped, otherwise fine in rubbed and splitting card slipcase.

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Peter Ellis bookseller GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
SHAWBERN007975
Title
Tales from Bernard Shaw told in the Jungle.
Author
SHAW, Bernard. MORRIS, Gwladys Evan
Book condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harrap, London.
Date Published
1929

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unopened
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octavo
Another of the terms referring to page or book size, octavo refers to a standard printer's sheet folded four times, producing... [More]
gilt
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
inscribed
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vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ... [More]
top edge gilt
Top edge gilt refers to the practice of applying gold or a gold-like finish to the top of the text block (the edges the pages... [More]
Parchment
Pages or book covering made from a prepared animal skin. Parchment describes any animal skin used for books, while vellum is a... [More]
First Edition
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fine
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vignette
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