Lot 488: Shaw George Bernard



2015-07-10 15:42:42

Lot 488: Shaw George Bernard: (1856-1950) Irish Playwright, Nobel Prize Winner For Literature, 1925. A.L.S., G. Bernard Shaw, One Page, 4To, Ayot Saint Lawrence, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, 3Rd January 1950, To Mr. Grimwood. Shaw Sends His Correspondent A Vivisection Book (No Longer Present) For Stanley Dollar And Continues €˜As To The Robe I Cannot Ask You To Come To This Inaccessible Village Until After Easter. Car From Door To Door Is The Only Tolerable Transit. I Am Never Free Until After 4, When The Lanes Are Dark And Dangerous, And In Fog Impossible. Even In Summer It Takes Three Hours Out Of The Day: Too Much For A Busy Man. And All There Is To See Is A Groggy Old Skeleton (93 ½) Who Was G. B. S. Some Twenty Years Ago.€™ He Concludes €˜Why Not Send The Robe By Parcel Post, And Choose Your Own Time Later On, If You Would Like To See The Animal’. A Couple Of Minor, Light Stains And Some Age Wear To The Edges, Not Affecting The Test Or Signature, Otherwise Vg International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction July 2015 Saturday, 18th July 2015 Estimate: £200 - 300
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