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    The Stately Saint Joan by George Bernard Shaw, in a Magnificent Inlaid Binding

    George Bernard Shaw. Saint Joan: A Chronicle Play in Six Scenes and an Epilogue. With Sketches by C. Ricketts. London: Constable and Co., Ltd., [1924]. First edition, one of 750 illustrated copies. Folio. Approximately 15.5 x 10.75 inches. [vi], [183], [1, colophon] pages. With fifteen beautiful plates tipped-in. Front panel of dust jacket and spine bound-in at rear. Bound in a beautiful binding by R. R. Donnelley & Sons, Chicago, of full burgundy levant morocco, boards with gilt central motif of a sword with green morocco black-stamped onlays, spine ruled, tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, gilt board edges and turn-ins. Some plates with creases at corner (common for this title). A superb copy. Housed in matching custom-built quarter morocco, gilt, pull-off case, with original board papers (some wear to spine, some toning to papers).

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    October, 2013
    17th Thursday
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