Join us October 7–16, 2022 for our upcoming virtual antiquarian book fair!
Preregister now for Biblio.live and get $10 to use at the fair.
Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

Search Results: the adventures of the black girl by shaw george bernard

You searched for:
  • Title: the adventures of the black girl
  • Author: shaw george bernard
Results 1 - 20 of 31
  • 1
  • 2
No image available

The Adventures Of The Black Girl In Her Search For God

by Shaw, George Bernard

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - VG / VG -
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
North Arlington, New Jersey
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$12.00
$4.59 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Dodd, Mead, 1933. Hardcover. VG / VG -. Hard cover in shelfworn dust jacket
Item Price
$12.00
$4.59 shipping to USA
No image available

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search of God

by Shaw, George Bernard; illus by John Farleigh

  • Used
  • Paperback
Condition
Used - Fine unmarked.
Edition
8th printing
Binding
Paperback
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Nevada City, California
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$15.00
$4.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
new : Capricorn Books, 1959. 8th printing. MM paperback in glossy color illus wraps.. Fine unmarked.. A gem of satire about a modern Candide. Bright tight clean crisp PB copy. 96 pp, b/w illus.
Item Price
$15.00
$4.00 shipping to USA
The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

by Shaw, George Bernard

  • Used
  • good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Devizes, Wiltshire
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$13.57
$11.22 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Constable and Co, 1932. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. First Edition. Previous owner's ink inscription. Posted within 1 working day. Robust recyclable packaging. 1st class post to the UK, Airmail worldwide
Item Price
$13.57
$11.22 shipping to USA
The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

by Shaw (George) Bernard

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Dublin, Dublin
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$3.92
$22.56 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London: Constable, 1933 Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. Reprint. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. designs by John Farleigh, nice copy with only slight wear at corners and spine ends.. Hardcover.
Item Price
$3.92
$22.56 shipping to USA
The Adventures of The Black Girl In Her Search For God

The Adventures of The Black Girl In Her Search For God

by George Bernard Shaw

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good+
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Nashua, New Hampshire
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$25.00
$4.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
First edition hardcover, published by Dodd, Maed, 1933. No dust jacket. Satirical allegory on Religion, about the title character's search for God. Woodcut engravings by John Farleigh. 75 pages, 5-1/4" X 8-1/4". Includes the essay by Shaw in which he writes about Religion and The Bible at the end of the book. Sturdy black cloth covered boards, with the title imprinted on the front cover board and spine in silver. Cover boards are flat, the corners are not bumped or creased, no edge wear. There is a former owner's bookplate on the first flyleaf page - partially removed - about 2" X 3-1/2". No further marks or writing besides that though. Edges of the text block are clean. The binding is tight and square. Not a library discard copy. Attached photo is of the copy we have in our inventory.
Item Price
$25.00
$4.00 shipping to USA
The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God (Hesperus Classics)
Stock Photo: Cover May Be Different

The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God (Hesperus Classics)

by George Bernard Shaw; Colm Toibin

  • Used
  • good
  • Paperback
Condition
Used - Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9781843914228
ISBN 10
1843914220
Quantity-available
1
Seller
HOUSTON, Texas
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$29.66
FREE shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Hesperus Press, 2007-03-01. Paperback. Good.
Item Price
$29.66
FREE shipping to USA
No image available

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

by Shaw, George Bernard

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Fair with no dust jacket
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Houston, Texas
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$25.00
$5.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Fair with no dust jacket. 1933. Hardcover. No dj; 8 vo; 75 pages. .
Item Price
$25.00
$5.00 shipping to USA
The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God (Hesperus Classics)
Stock Photo: Cover May Be Different

The Adventures of the Black Girl in her Search for God (Hesperus Classics)

by George Bernard Shaw, Colm Toibin

  • Used
  • Paperback
Condition
Used:Good
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 13
9781843914228
ISBN 10
1843914220
Quantity-available
1
Seller
HOUSTON, Texas
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 4 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$31.99
FREE shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Hesperus Press, 2007-03-01. Paperback. Used:Good.
Item Price
$31.99
FREE shipping to USA
No image available

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

by Shaw, George Bernard

  • Used
  • good
  • Paperback
  • first
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Paperback
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$22.50
$7.61 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London: Constable & Company Ltd., 1932. Numerous exquisitely beautiful b/w illustartions, bookplate of John William Bridge on FEP. Wear along spine, head of spine beginning to detach from boards and has been reinforced with tape, lightly rubbed corners of cover, age spotting to FEP, half-title page and BEP, minor age spotting on some pages, otherwise text and illustrations are clean, bright and tight throughout.. First Edition. paperback. Good/No Dust Jacket. Used.
Item Price
$22.50
$7.61 shipping to USA
The Adventures of the Black Girl In Her Search for God
More Photos

The Adventures of the Black Girl In Her Search for God

by Shaw, George Bernard (illus. John Farleigh)

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Near fine, 1st edition, no d/j, illustrations printed directly to boards (good, with slight bumping at base). Pages tight (thoug
Edition
1st
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$21.74
$9.73 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London: Constable & Co, 1932. 1st. hardback. Near fine, 1st edition, no d/j, illustrations printed directly to boards (good, with slight bumping at base). Pages tight (though slight stretching around pp48-9) and unmarked. Very good copy.. 8vo: crown (200 x 140 / 8"" x 5_""). Short stories inspired by Shaw's 1932 visit to South Africa, with the title story being a satirical allegory narrating the search of an African girl newly converted to Christianity for God in order to speak to him. he over-all tone of the argument is agnostic: through all the rejection of false gods there remains an implied conviction that there is a true god to find: at the end of the work the girl, now an old woman, resumes her search rather than finally abandoning it. She may also be viewed as an emerging feminist figure, able to defend herself with her knobkerry andÑalthough apparently na•veÑhaving a powerful intellect capable of formulating searching theological questions, and exposing vapid answers. Her intellectual… Read More
Item Price
$21.74
$9.73 shipping to USA
No image available

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Search for God

by Shaw, George Bernard

  • Used
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First US Edition
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Olney, Maryland
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$30.00
$4.95 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York: Dodd, Mead. 1933. First US Edition. VG+ (bookplate, small spine top tear) in edge chipped dj; 1st stated, "genises" top p. 59. .
Item Price
$30.00
$4.95 shipping to USA
No image available

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

by Shaw, (George) Bernard

  • Used
  • good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Harwich Port, Massachusetts
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 2 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$29.00
$6.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York: Dodd Mead, 1933. Book. Illus. by Farleigh, John. Good. Cloth. First American Edition. 8vo. New York: Dodd Mead, 1933. First American edition. 8vo. Cloth binding, 75 pp. Designed and engraved by John Farleigh. Decorated endpapers. John Farleigh, also known as Frederick William Charles Farleigh, was an English wood-engraver, noted for his illustrations of George Bernard Shaw's work The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God, which caused controversy when released due to the religious, sexual and racial themes within the writing and John Farleigh's complementary (and risqué) wood engravings commissioned by Shaw for the book. Repaired cracking along spine. Previous owner bookplate. Solid copy. Good..
Item Price
$29.00
$6.00 shipping to USA
Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God
Stock Photo: Cover May Be Different

Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

by Shaw, George Bernard

  • Used
Condition
Used - Very Good
ISBN 13
9781843914228
ISBN 10
1843914220
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Reno, Nevada
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$36.04
FREE shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Hesperus Press. Used - Very Good. Used book that is in excellent condition. May show signs of wear or have minor defects.
Item Price
$36.04
FREE shipping to USA
The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God
More Photos

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

by Bernard Shaw [George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950)]

  • Used
  • first
Condition
Used
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Wilmington, Delaware
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$37.00
FREE shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London: Constable & Company Limited, (1932). First Edition [so stated], first impression. 75pp. Illustrated boards; without jacket. Wood engravings by John Farleigh. Light to moderate foxing to fore-edge and throughout text and endleaves; Good. Comic novella inspired by the author's 1932 voyage to South Africa, written there while he was staying in Knysna. The story was controversial for skewering missionaries and for its sexual and racial themes; sensual illustrations added to the book's notoriety. The book was banned in Shaw's native Ireland. This first illustrated edition was published in December 1932 with covers, endpapers and text illustrations by wood engraver John Farleigh.
Item Price
$37.00
FREE shipping to USA
No image available

THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD.

by Shaw, George Bernard.

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Kinzers, Pennsylvania
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$33.00
$5.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
Dodd, Mead & Co., New York: (1933)., 1933 75p. Wonderful black and white engravings by John Farleigh. Decorated title page. Decorative paste downs and end papers. 8vo. Original full black cloth binding. Original dust jacket with haunting drawing of a young girl. DJ worn with some chipping. Still, a nice Copy. BLKAM 2. Hardcover.
Item Price
$33.00
$5.00 shipping to USA
No image available

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

by Shaw, George Bernard

  • Used
  • good
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used - Good
Edition
Reprint
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Albury, New South Wales
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$9.20
$29.58 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London: Constable & Company, 1933. 75pp. Illustrated paper boards. Previous owner's name and date (25/12/33) bottom LH corner of first blank page, otherwise unmarked. A very tidy copy although paper along spine of covers missing thus exposing netting - book still fully firm.. Reprint. Hard Cover. Good/No Jacket. 8vo.
Item Price
$9.20
$29.58 shipping to USA
No image available

THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD

by Shaw, George Bernard

  • Used
  • Hardcover
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
New Haven, Connecticut
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$35.00
$8.00 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London: Constable & Co., 1932. Pictorial boards. Illustrated throughout with engravings by John Farleigh. First edition. Boards slightly bowed, as often, light foxing at edges and endsheets, minor wear to tips, but a nice copy with the glassine dust jacket. LAURENCE A210a.
Item Price
$35.00
$8.00 shipping to USA
No image available

Adventures of Black Girl In Her Search for God, 1st Edition , Issue Point: 1st State with "Genises" for "Genesis" on Page 59 Illustration at Top Pg on Bk..'Where is God? Said the Black Girl to the Missionary.'. Story About a Blac

by George Bernard Shaw, b/w DecorAted Endpapers, B & W Woodcut Illus. Designed & Engraved By John Farleigh, BACK Blank Flyleaf FORMER OWNER STAMP , Chapter Headings All By Uncredited Artist

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
LONG BEACH, California
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$42.00
$6.85 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
DODD MEAD, NY,, 1933. HBDJ, 1st Ediiton, 1933, copyright pg & post text Dates Match, F-/VG, DJ light rub, wear Scuff & Tiny chips Creases tears Extremities, BLACK Cloth lettered in white nice condition, Interior nice tight clean light Fox, wear, . Story about a black girl searching the jungle for God, Shaw explores the existence of God in this novella, which is beautifully illustrated, A nice copy of this successful, though often taboo, book.A fictional satire compared by critics to Voltaire's Candide . First Edition. Hard Cover.
Item Price
$42.00
$6.85 shipping to USA
No image available

ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD

by Shaw George Bernard

  • Used
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Newburyport, Massachusetts
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$49.50
$13.50 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
New York: Dodd, Mead and Company, 1933. First edition. 17 illustrations by John Farleigh. 8vo, publisher’s original black cloth, lettered in white on upper cover and spine. 75 pp. An attractive copy, showing very well, the textblock and illustrations clean and tight, some very light mellowing. George Bernard Shaw was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925, a ceremony at which the spokesman presented Shaw’s prize with winged words, “for his work which was marked by both idealism and humanity.”
Item Price
$49.50
$13.50 shipping to USA
No image available

The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God

by SHAW George Bernard

  • Used
  • very good
  • Hardcover
  • first
Condition
Used - Very Good
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Quantity-available
1
Seller
Christchurch, New Zealand
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Item Price
$17.31
$43.28 shipping to USA

Show Details

Description:
London: Constable, 1932 (500 gram rate) excellent copy, slightest wear to corner tips showing as white to the black, clean decorative endpapers, slight foxing or browning to prelims, uncommonly tidy copy in the pictorial papered boards, 75pp socialist allegory (500 grams). First Edition. Decorative Boards. Very Good/No Jacket. Illus. by John Farleigh. 12mo - over 6? - 7? tall.
Item Price
$17.31
$43.28 shipping to USA
  • 1
  • 2
We sell rare and collectible books from independent booksellers

Didn’t find what you’re looking for?

Try adding this search to your want list. Millions of books are added to our site everyday and when we find one that matches your search, we’ll send you an email. Best of all, it’s free.

Add to Want List
Book lovers can save on books by joining our Bibliophiles club

Are you a frequent reader or book collector?

Join the Bibliophile's Club and save 10% on every purchase, every day — up to $25 savings per order!

Biblio is a socially responsible company

Social Responsibility

Did you know that since 2004, Biblio has used its profits to build 16 public libraries in rural villages of South America?