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Shaw, George Bernard

George Bernard Shaw's works are entered in Explore the British Library.

In addition, there is a special collection of works that were owned by Bernard Shaw. These include works privately printed by Shaw, such as the playscripts he used for rehearsals. A number of these are represented here in different states of revision. All items in this collection have the shelfmark prefix Shaw. They are also entered in their own right in Explore the British Library.

Works by George Bernard Shaw | Other works with George Bernard Shaw associations | Miscellaneous small collections with George Bernard Shaw associations

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Works by George Bernard Shaw

Buoyant billions: a comedy of no manners. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately published, 1949. Revised rehearsal copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 18

Buoyant billions: a comedy of no manners. [London]: [Privately printed by the author], 1949. Revised rehearsal copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 5

Cymbeline refinished: a variation. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately printed, 1937. Shelfmark: Shaw 17

Farfetched fables, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Private edition, [1949]. First rehearsal copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 14

Farfetched fables, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [London]: [Privately printed for the author], [19--]. First rehearsal copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 4

Geneva: fancied page of history, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately printed, 1938. Charlotte Shaw's copy, with manuscript amendments. Shelfmark: Shaw 15

Geneva: fancied page of history, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately printed, 1938. Second rehearsal copy, revised. Shelfmark: Shaw 16

Irish nationalism and Labour internationalism. London: Labour Party, [1920]. Bernard Shaw's own copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 22

Mr. Mallock's ideals: a letter by G. Bernard Shaw, printed in The Times of February 5th, 1909, and reprinted for the information of members. London: Fabian Society, 1909. Bernard Shaw's own copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 35

On the rocks: a political fantasy in two acts, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately printed, 1933. Author's prompt copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 6

On the rocks: a political fantasy in two acts, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately printed, 1933. First revision after rehearsal (unpublished). Shelfmark: Shaw 7

On the rocks: a political fantasy in two acts, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [London]: [Privately printed by the author], 1933. First rough proof. Shelfmark: Shaw 3

On the rocks: a compendium of contemporary politics in two acts. [London]: [Privately printed by the author], 1933. First revision after rehearsal. Shelfmark: Shaw 2

Press cuttings: a topical sketch compiled from the editorial and correspondence columns of the daily papers, etc. London: Constable, 1909. Bernard Shaw's copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 20

Saint Joan: a chronicle play. London: Constable, 1924. Issued without the preface. Shelfmark: Shaw 19

Shakes versus Shav: a puppet play, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Private edition, [1949]. First rehearsal copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 8

Shakes versus Shav: a puppet play, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [London]: [Privately printed by the author], [19--]. First rehearsal copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 1

The Simpleton of the unexpected isles. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: [Privately printed], [1934]. Unbound sheets of which the first sheet is stamped "second proof" and the others stamped "third proof". Shelfmark: Shaw 9

The Simpleton of the unexpected isles. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: [Privately printed], [1934]. [Indeterminate proof]. Shelfmark: Shaw 39

The Six of Calais: a medieval war story, told by Froissart and now retold with certain necessary improvements by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately printed, 1934. Second rough proof (unpublished). Shelfmark: Shaw 10

The Six of Calais: a medieval war story, told by Froissart and now retold with certain necessary improvements by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately printed, 1934. Second rough proof (unpublished). [Another copy]. Shelfmark: Shaw 11

The Six of Calais: a medieval war story, told by Froissart and now retold with certain necessary improvements by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately printed, 1934. First proof after rehearsal (unpublished). Shelfmark: Shaw 12

Village wooing: an unladylike corredieltina for two voices in three conversations, by a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature [i.e. Bernard Shaw]. [Ayot St. Lawrence]: Privately printed, 1933. Shelfmark: Shaw 13

Other works with George Bernard Shaw associations

Annie Besant, The Socialist movement. London: Freethought Publishing Company, 1887. Bernard Shaw's own copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 24

Erskine Childers, Clause by clause: a comparison between &quotThe Treaty" and Document no. 2. Dublin: Irish Nation Committee, [1922]. Bernard Shaw's own copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 33

Joseph Deedy, First aid to the unemployed and poor. [London?]: The Poor Defence, [1907]. Presentation copy to Bernard Shaw by the author, 2 Dec. Shelfmark: Shaw 26

C.H. Denyer (ed.), St. Pancras through the centuries. Being an historical survey of the Metropolitan Borough of St. Pancras. Prepared by a sub-committee of the Survey Committee of the St. Pancras Rotary Club and the St. Pancras Council of Social Service, and edited C. H. Denyer, etc. [With plates and a map.]. London: Le Play House Press, 1935. Bernard Shaw's copy, with an invoice from the Press. Shelfmark: Shaw 37

Eamon De Valera, The Alternative to the "Treaty" ("Document no. 2"). Dublin: Irish Nation Committee, [1922]. Bernard Shaw's own copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 21

Muriel Hilton, Vagabond's prayer: and other poems. Hastings: Denbigh Hilton, [192-?]. Bernard Shaw's own copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 30

T. E. Lawrence, The Letters of T. E. Lawrence. Edited by David Garnett. [With plates, including portraits, and maps.] London: Jonathan Cape, 1938. Bernard Shaw's copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 34

T. E. Lawrence, Revolt in the desert. [With portraits and a map.] London: Jonathan Cape, 1927. Bernard Shaw's copy. With dustwrapper. Shelfmark: Shaw 38

Erwin McCall (ed.), The Martyrdom of Percy Whitcomb, socialist and agnostic. London: Watts, [1897]. With extracts from Whitcomb's writings and a prefatory correspondence between Bernard Shaw and Erwin McCall. Bernard Shaw's own copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 31

H. M. Paull, The Painter and the millionaire: a modern morality play in two acts. London: Chapman and Hall, 1909. Bernard Shaw's own copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 23

Proceedings of International Conference on Speech Training: held in London from 8th November 1927 to 10th November 1927. London: Central School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art, [1928]. Bernard Shaw's own copy. Shelfmark: Shaw 32

Louis Segal, Say it in Russian: English-Russian word & phrase book with pronunciation. Southport: A. Zeltser, 1942. Shelfmark: Shaw 28

Niels Th. Thomsen, Oscar Wilde: Literaturbilleder fra det moderne England. Kobenhavn: Privattryk, 1920. Presentation copy from the author to Bernard Shaw. Shelfmark: Shaw 25

J.C. Wells, Fifteen poems. Blackpool: J.C. Wells, 1942. Presentation copy from the author to Bernard Shaw. Shelfmark: Shaw 27

Miscellaneous small collections with George Bernard Shaw associations

Ancoats Brotherhood. [Programmes]. Manchester: Ancoats Brotherhood, [1878?]-[19--]. Holdings: 1897, 1914/15 only. Bernard Shaw's own copies. Shelfmark: Shaw 29

Fabian Society, [A collection of leaflets, forms, etc., collected by Bernard Shaw]. London: Fabian Society, 1887-1949. Fifty-nine leaflets which complement the Library's general collection of Fabian Society leaflets. Shelfmark: Shaw 36