Lot 180

Shaw (George Bernard)

Mrs. Warren’s Profession: A Play in Four Acts, 12 photographic illustrations, half title inscribed to Arthur Symons, first leaf (half title), frontispiece and upper cover loose, original grey printed wrappers, upper cover detached and frayed, repairs to lower joint, preserved in a cloth chemise and original slipcase, 8vo, Grant Richards, 1902.

*** First separate impression, with a new Preface. Originally published in 1898 in vol. 1 of ‘Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant’, it was published following the play’s first performance in January 1902. The inscription reads: ‘To Arthur Symons, the author of that epigram about Euclid (see pp. xxii & xxiv), from G. Bernard Shaw, 6th June 1902’.

Estimate: £300-£400