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

Winsten, S. (Editor)

Published by Dodd, Mead, and Co., New York, 1946
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
From Hirschfeld Galleries (Saint Louis, MO, U.S.A.)

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This 271 page salute, being an increasingly well respected and energetically applauded offering it is proudly presented with great and well deserved hubris by Hirschfeld Galleries in BOTH the publishers original binding and original dustwrapper. The binding is rock solid, tight, and clean, AAA all the way, ebony cloth with gilt titling and gilt caricature of GBS on the front panel. Jacket is good, save for somemoderate edge chipping. But not to worry or be sad, for said imperfection is made barely noticeably, since, on the very positive side of things, the jacket is now and forevermore protected from any future ambient abuse and resulting degradation by professionally fitted and applied yet instantly removable Brodart mylar. Inside, you'll be awed in appreciation of Shaw, issued on the occasion of his 90th birthday. 26 essays by famous contemporaries. A very handsome book, and a lovely birthday gift to the great Irish curmudgeon. Alas, when all is said and done and the proverbial geese have come home to nest or roost, or whatever, and you're ready to decide to invest some of your hard-earned cash in this lofty offering, please consider that this book does indeed have the four absolute uppermost qualities we at Hirschfeld Galleries since 1931 have always sought, and demanded, in books: 1) excellence in content, 2) literary quality, 3) appealing design, and 4) significance of contribution. Another great altruistic offering opportunity for us and an even greater opportunity for self-actualized reception on your part. But enough of the lugubrious however allegorically wise jaw-jacking, enough said of the telluric parameters of select Hirschfeld Galleries' offerings such as this one which take on a life of their own and speak so very loudly for themselves. Read to learn and enjoy; go forth to share and enjoin. Research, analysis, dissertation, lucubrations or just enjoyment, this is the one. Size: 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 006692

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Title: G.B.S. 90. Aspects of Bernard Shaw's Life ...

Publisher: Dodd, Mead, and Co., New York

Publication Date: 1946

Binding: Ebony Cloth with Gilt Titling

Book Condition: Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Vey Good (Brodarted)

Edition: First Edition

Book Type: Celebratory Hardcover

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Hirschfeld Galleries, Established in 1930, is a full-line used, collectible, rare, and antiquarian book dealer located in Saint Louis, Missouri. Our collection comprises over 100,000 items, collected over 5 generations. We specialize in fine bindings, first editions, private press, early printed, and incunabula. We are happy to consult to institutions, private collectors, and the trade. We can offer appraisals, rare book searches, and collection advice.

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