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1 SHAW, Bernard Back to Methuselah. A Metabiological Pentateuch.
79050 New York Brentano's 1922 Hardcover Fair with no dust jacket 
This 1922 reprint edition offers George Bernard Shaw's work, which consists of a series of five plays, as well as a lengthy preface. --- In full green cloth-covered boards, deckled fore-edge and titling on paper spine label. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's signature to front free endpaper, scattered discreet red pencilings, 2 inserted newsclips whose acidity has stained adjoining leaves (one is glued onto rear paste-down), a loose front cover and with fading to spine label; else a clean copy.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; ci, 300 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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2 SHAW, George Bernard Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, Major Barbara, Androcles and the Lion
73501 New York The Modern Library 0394604806 / 9780394604800 Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Three of author's highly praised plays, first published in 1924, 1913 and 1913. In full brown leatherette covers. Vol. bears no publication date but likely published c.1979. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. Dust jacket w/sm. tears & chafing at spine ends, with orig. $5.95 flap price and in removable mylar protector. In Toledano binding 15, plain endpapers, dust jacket style p, ML #294.1.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 479 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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3 SHAW, Bernard Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan, Major Barbara, Androcles and the Lion (Modern Library #294.1)
74973 New York The Modern Library Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
Three of author's highly praised plays, first published in 1924, 1913 and 1913; in a Modern Library copy. With lengthy prefaces by the author. Interior bears 1952 date but likely published c.1957. Dust Jacket advertises 379 Mod. Lib. titles on verso. In full red cloth on board covers w/gilt & black lettering and decorations, cover and spine. Publisher's black topstain. Prev. owner's bookplate on front free endpaper, otherwise interior bright, clean and unmarked. Priceclipped dust jacket with sunned spine; is lightly chafed at edges, otherwise bright and in good shape and in removable mylar protector. In Toledano #8 binding w/grey Kent endpapers and jacket style i. ML #294.1.; 12mo 7" - 7" tall; 479, (9, ads) pages 
Price: 12.50 USD
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4 SHAW, George Bernard Four Plays By Bernard Shaw ('Candida', 'Ceasar and Cleopatra', 'Pygmalion' and 'Heartbreak House') (Modern Library #19.3)
74953 New York The Modern Library [c.1967-68][c.1967 0394600193 / 9780394600192 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
With introduction by Louis Kronenberger. Likely published c.1967-68. In full black cloth-covered boards with silver lettering and decorations on spine, blindstamped ml logo on cover. With publisher's/distributor's rubber stamping on front free endpaper, otherwise interior bright, clean and unmarked. Dust jacket bears original $2.95 flap price, has rubbing and small tears along edges; in removable archival mylar protector. In Toledano binding #13, plain endpapers w/jacket style l. ML #19.3. ; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xii, 473 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 SHAW, George Bernard Four Plays By Bernard Shaw: Candida, Ceasar and Cleopatra, Pygmalion and Heartbreak House (First Modern Library Edition, ML #19.3)
79992 New York The Modern Library 1953 First Edition Thus Hardcover Good in Fair dust jacket 
Stated First Modern Library Edition, 1953 (confirmed). Each play with Shaw's preface (or prologue). With introduction by Louis Kronenberger. --- In Toledano spine 8 / rust cloth / gilt titling stamped on black cover & spine blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style i. Verso advertises 367 titles in ML catalog. ML #19.3. --- With some pencilings to "Pygmalion", rounded cover corners, otherwise a firm, clean copy. Price-clipped dust jacket with considerable chipping and creasing, with sunned (but readable) spine; and protected in removable mylar.; 12mo (7 to 7-1/2 in. tall) ; xii, 473 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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6 SHAW, Bernard Misalliance, The Dark Lady of the Sonnets and Fanny's First Play - With a Treatise on Parents and Children
79046 New York Brentano's 1914 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
First U.S. edition. A single volume edition with three of the great George Bernard Shaw's plays, as well as his lengthy essay on parents and children. Includes a brief preface for each play. --- In full green cloth-covered boards, deckled fore-edge and titling on paper spine label. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With fading to spine label and bumped cover corners, otherwise a firm, clean copy.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; cxxvi, 245 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 SHAW, Bernard Saint Joan: a Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue
80720 New York Brentano's 1924 First Edition Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A 1924 first US edition of Shaw's famous play, which is based upon the life and trial of Saint Joan of Arc. Includes a lengthy preface, as well as an epilogue. --- In full green cloth-covered boards, deckled fore-edge and titling on paper spine label. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With 2-inch tear to title page, an inked correction on page 128 (changing "humbling thanking you" to "humbly thanking", a few creased page corners, somewhat faded spine label and a metallic bookseller label affixed to front paste-down (which has marked up adjoining front free endpaper); else a clean, firm copy.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; lxxxiv, 163 pages 
Price: 20.50 USD
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8 WISENTHAL, J. L. (editor); SHAW, Bernard Shaw and Ibsen: Bernard Shaw's "The Quintessence of Ibsenism", and Related Writings
78971 [Toronto] University of Toronto Press [1980] 0802054544 / 9780802054548 Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
A comparison of the works by the two great modern playwrights, edited by the co-author of "What Shaw Really Wrote about the War". Includes an introductory essay by J. L. Wisenthal. This volume is sealed in an unopened shrink wrapper, thus bibliographical data is not readily determined. Appears to be a clean, fresh, undamaged copy in bright red cloth covers. Jacket with b&w composite portrait of Shaw and Isben. ; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; [268] pages 
Price: 36.50 USD
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9 SHAW, Bernard Three Plays for Puritans: Being the Third Volume of his Collected Plays (The Devil's Disciple, Caesar and Cleopatra, Captain Brasshound's Conversion)
79045 New York Brentano's 1921 Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
A single volume edition with three of the great George Bernard Shaw's plays. With prefaces and notes, exploring some of the themes of the plays in the form of brief essays. --- In full olive cloth-covered boards, deckled fore-edge and titling on paper spine label. Lacks a dust jacket. --- With prior owner's bookplate affixed to front paste-down and a signature to rear paste-down, part of spine label has flaked away, and with some discoloration & chafing to covers, otherwise a firm, clean copy.; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; xli, 301 pages 
Price: 10.00 USD
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10 SHAW, [George] Bernard Too True to Be Good, Village Wooing and On the Rocks: Three Plays by Bernard Shaw
79044 New York Dodd, Mead & Company 1934 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
A single volume edition with three of the great George Bernard Shaw's works. Each play with a lengthy Shaw preface, exploring some of the themes of the plays in the form of brief essays. --- In full blue-green cloth-covered boards, deckled fore-edge and titling on paper spine label. Lacks the dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with fading to spine label. ; Small 8vo 7-1/2" - 8" tall; 343 pages 
Price: 25.50 USD
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11 SHAW, George Bernard. Two Plays for Puritans (The Devil's Disciple; and Caesar and Cleopatra)
76658 Norwalk, Connecticut The Heritage Press 1979 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
The author's plays in a handsome reprint hardcover in slipcase. Illustrations by George Him & lengthy author's preface. --- Bound in full light and brown patterned cloth-covered hardcovers. Sandglass flyer laid in. --- With very slight edgewear, else a clean, unmarked, firm copy lacking additional apparent damages. Some very light soiling to structurally sound slipcase. (Any reference to dust jacket is meant to describe the slipcase.); 4to 11" - 13" tall; xxxiv, 215 pages 
Price: 14.00 USD
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