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GEORGE BERNARD SHAW - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/02/1902 - HFSID 50445

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW George Shaw writes that he does not know the person who is asking for a donation by name but will only contribute a guinea since he is on a budget. Autograph Letter signed: "G. Bernard Shaw", 1p, 4½x7. Victor Hotel, Holkham, Norfolk, 1902 August 2. To T. H. W. Crosland, Jr., London.

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Condition: slightly soiled
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GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
George Shaw writes that he does not know the person who is asking for a donation by name but will only contribute a guinea since he is on a budget.
Autograph Letter signed: "G. Bernard Shaw", 1p, 4½x7. Victor Hotel, Holkham, Norfolk, 1902 August 2. To T. H. W. Crosland, Jr., London. In full: "This particular sort of subscription is not in my line; and I make up my budget, which is probably a smaller one than Runciman imagines, so as to leave no margin for good nature. Furtheer (this between ourselves) I do not know Mr. Bryan O'Donell by name, though possibly I might recognize him face to face as a familiar acquaintance. I meet and converse with many men whose names remain unknown to me for year. However, I send you a guinea to excuse myself from a substantial contribution Yours faithfully" The plays of Irish dramatist George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950) were characteristically instructional, often including a teacher role model, such as Henry Higgins in the popular Pygmalion (1913), later adapted as the musical, My Fair Lady (1956, film 1964). Shaw began writing plays in 1892. His first, Widowers' Houses, voiced his opinions on society and world reform. Throughout his 58 years as a playwright, he covered many topics, letting his humor speak for itself. Shaw received the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1925. His other major works include You Never Can Tell (1895), Man and Superman (1902), Major Barbara (1905), The Doctor's Dilemma (1906) and Saint Joan (1923). Slightly soiled at blank margins. Fold crease through middle part of letter. ¼x½-inch tear at bottom left touches "G" of signature. Lightly worn at edges. Otherwise, fine condition.

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