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Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
160
Sold for:
$1,880$1,600

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Shaw, George Bernard (1856-1950), Collection of autograph material, comprising; autograph postcard signed, to John Palmer, Societe des Nations, concerning the rights to perform a play, "Pirate! Well, send the 5-0-0 to Nansen…You should always obtain your authorization first, as the performance may be a breach of standing contracts…I have just received an abusive postcard from Zurich from an outraged Swiss who regards Blundsoth (?) as an insulting caricature of a noble race. I thought you were dead, and rejoice to find that you are only buried"; two addressed portrait photographs/postcards, each with holograph envelope; signed document, 1929, allowing the performance of Pygmalion; autograph note signed, Sept. 2, 1929, one page, concerning money and it's societal implications; and an autograph endorsement, [undated], addressing the question of employment should the war industries shut down, (mostly good condition, some soiling throughout).
Estimate $1,500-2,000

Keywords

George Bernard, John Palmer, Zurich, Autograph, Holograph

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