London: Grant Richards, 1901.
First Edition. Hardcover. 7 1/8" X 5". 308pp. Green cloth over boards, spine lettered in gilt. Sunning and light soiling to cloth, with corners bumped in, and chipping to head and tail of spine, obsuring author and publisher to spine to spine, still readable. Lean to spine. Top edge gilt. Toning and pencilled bookseller notations to endpapers. Tear to bottom corner of page 279/280, no losses. Starting at several places: pages xvi, 48, 96, 160, 192. Binding remains sound. Contents are clean and unmarked. A solid first edition copy of this wonderful collection of the plays of Bernard Shaw, including a long preface expounding Shaw's thoughts on drama. Good. Item #1326