Item #28196 John Bull's Other Island and Major Barbara: Also How He Lied to Her Husband. Bernard Shaw.

John Bull's Other Island and Major Barbara: Also How He Lied to Her Husband

London: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., 1907. Very Good / Very Good. Item #28196

London: Archibald Constable & Co. Ltd., 1907. First Edition. Octavo; publisher's cloth, top edge gilt, in tan printed dust jacket; lix,[1],293pp. Chips at spine ends, the larger of the two at crown affecting author name, spine and flap folds rather toned, corners softened, else a Very Good, sound copy overall in the exceedingly uncommon jacket.

Compilation of three plays preceded by a lengthy "Preface to Politicians" touching on Home Rule, Egypt and concluding with the postscript, "These sheets had passed through the press when the news came of Lord Cromer's resignation. As he accuses himself of failing health, he will perhaps forgive me for accusing him of failing judgment" (p. lix).

Price: $350.00