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Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950) Photograph with Autograph Letter Signed on Verso and Autograph Letter Signed.

Auction:
3040B
Lot:
105
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950) Photograph with Autograph Letter Signed on Verso and Autograph Letter Signed. Black-and-white image of Shaw taken by Edwin Samuel on March 16, 1931, on the edge of the Lake of Iberias, "Sea of Galilee, on which Jesus walked-- I had to swim) after I bathed in it," suggesting the image as a suitable frontispiece to the Androcles preface; [together with] a short note on graph paper, September 16, 1902 mentioning finding some reviews of Mrs. Warren "but they are very dull: the pictures were swallowed without a ray of intelligence," sizes vary.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

George Bernard, Edwin Samuel, Warren, Androcles, Autograph, British people, George Bernard Shaw, International PEN, Irish Dominion League, Mystics, Publishing, Shavian alphabet, Writing

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