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London: Constable & Co Ltd.. Very Good+ with no dust jacket. 1930-34, 1938. Hardcover. Essays; royal 8 vo; Original green cloth, largely Near Fine, slight rubbing to one spine base and to top of spines of Vols 23, 27, and 32. Spines with unobtrusive mild darkening. Top edge gilt. Woodcut bookplate of William Maxwell on front pastedowns, by John Farleigh dated '33. Total of 1025 issued. One of 25, lettered "S." Signed by Shaw on Vol 1's limitation page, and inscribed, "This is William Maxwell's Copy/ and therefore a very special one/ G. Bernard Shaw/ Malvern/ 1930." Maxwell was later the printer of some other editions of Shaw's books, including: Too True to be Good/ Village Wooing/ On the Rocks (1934) and Sixteen Self Sketches (1949). Provenance- William Maxwell, bookplate. THE VOLUMES CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING WORKS; 1**IMMATURITY****2**THE IRRATIONAL KNOT****3**LOVE AMONG THE ARTISTS****4**CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSION****5**AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALIST****6**SHORT STORIES****7**PLAYS PLEASANT AND UNPLEASANT/ UNPLEASANT PLAYS; WIDOWER'S HOUSES; THE PHILANDERER; MRS WARREN'S PROFESSION****8** II; PLEASANT PLAYS; ARMS AND THE MAN; CANDIDA; THE MAN OF DESTINY; YOU NEVER CAN TELL****9**THREE PLAYS FOR PURITANS; THE DEVIL'S DISCIPLE; CAESAR AND CLEOPATRA; CAPTAIN BRASSBOUND'S COVERSION****10**MAN AND SUPERMAN****11**JOHN BULL'S OTHER ISLAND; HOW HE LIED TO HER HUSBAND; MAJOR BARBARA****12**THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA; GETTING MARRIED; THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET****13**MISALLIANCE; THE DARK LADY OF THE SONNETS, FANNY'S FIRST PLAY****14**ANDROCLES AND THE LION; OVERRULED; PYGMALION****15**HEARTBREAK HOUISE; GREAT CATHERINE; O'FLAHERTY VC; THE INCA OF PERUSALEM; AUGUSTUS DOES HIS BIT; ANNAJANSKA****16**BACK TO METHUSALEH ****17**ST JOAN OF THE APPLECART****18**TRANSLATIONS AND TOMFOOLERIES****19**MAJOR CRITICAL ESSAYS; THE QUINTESSENCE OF ISBSENISM; THE PERFECT WAGNERITE; THE SNAITY OF ART****20**THE INTELLIGENT WOMAN'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM****21**WHAT I REALLY WROTE ABOUT THE WAR****22**DOCTOR'S DELUSIONS; CRUDE CRIMINOLOGY; SHAM EDUCATION****23**OUR THEATRES IN THE NINETIES, VOL I****24**OUR THEATRES IN THE NINETIES, VOL II****25**OUR THEATRES IN THE NINETIES, VOL III****26**MUSIC IN LONDON 1890-1894, VOL I****27**MUSIC IN LONDON 1890-1894, VOL II****28**MUSIC IN LONDON 1890-1894, VOL III****29**PEN PORTRAITS AND REVIEWS****30**ESSAYS IN FABIAN SOCIALISM****31**TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE; VILLAGE WOOING; ON THE ROCKS****32**THE SIMPLETON; THE SIX; THE MILLIONAIRESS****33**LONDON MUSIC IN 1888-1889 AS HEARD BY CORNO DE BASETTO**** ; Signed by Author .
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