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Handwritten note on his personal notecard along with a formal photographic portrait

George Bernard Shaw

Publication Date: 1944
From Old Book Shop of Bordentown (ABAA, ILAB) (Bordentown, NJ, U.S.A.)

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(Two pieces). A handwritten note on Shaw's personal notecard, 2" x 4 1/2" imprinted "With Bernard Shaw's compliments/ Ayot St. Lawrence, Welwyn, Herts". Upon this Shaw has written in ink: "You must be abnormally greedy if you want moretributesthan you have already had. What can I say that the others have not said, except that for a modern poet you have a wonderfully true ear. GBS" and dated 16/1/1944. Accompanying is a 6 1/2" x 8 1/2" formal photograph, somewhat toned to sepia, on heavy stock picturing a formally attired Shaw reading a book. PLEASE NOTE that the inscribed card apparently had been kept touching the photograph resulting in offsetting to the photo in the exact size of the note card. Notecard also has a small paper-clip rust mark. Bookseller Inventory # E13860

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Title: Handwritten note on his personal notecard ...

Publication Date: 1944

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