Shaw, [George] Bernard.
NOVELS OF HIS NONAGE NO. 4: CASHEL BYRON'S PROFESSION ... Newly Revised.
London: Grant Richards, 1901. Octavo, original red cloth stamped in gold, t.e.g. First revised edition, first issue. This the first printing of the revised edition, with minor changes and added introductory material by Shaw, two prefaces here first published, the first publication of Shaw's dramatic version of the novel, "The Admirable Bashville," and Shaw's essay, "Note on Modern Prizefighting." 1500 copies of this edition were printed, 500 of which were used for the Colonial edition. The author's first book, first published in England in paper wrappers in 1886. The novel is essentially a reprint of the second (and revised) edition published by Walter Scott & Co., but with a few further revisions. Laurence A4e. Spine faded and soiled, light wear along outer hinges and to corner tips, a sound, good copy. (#130084).