SOCIALISM AND SUPERIOR BRAINS. A REPLY TO MR. MALLOCK. George Bernard SHAW.

SOCIALISM AND SUPERIOR BRAINS. A REPLY TO MR. MALLOCK

London: A. C. Fifield, 1910. Second Edition. Hardcover. Fabian Socialists Series No. 8. Original cloth-backed boards, 59 pages. Laurence A102b. Frontispiece photograph of Shaw taken by the subject. The First Edition of 1909, Fabian Tract No. 146, consisted of only 24 pages in wraps and did not have the photograph. This copy INSCRIBED and SIGNED by the author "to Charles Sarolea/from G. Bernard Shaw./14th Dec. 1911" on the front endpaper, with Sarolea's signature on the title page. Additionally, laid in is a brief AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED (ALS) by Shaw to Sarolea on his stationery dated 12th Dec. 1911: "Dear Sarolea Will you lunch with us at Adelphi Terrace on Thursday at 1:30? What became of you on your last visit? We invited you to lunch; but you didn't answer and didn't come. Yours ever G. Bernard Shaw." Charles Sarolea (1870-1953) was Professor of French Literature at Edinburgh University, author of books on politics, literature, and social movements, and editor of the Everyman's Library series. Some fading and rubbing to the boards. Housed in a cloth chemise and slipcase. About Very Good in a Fine slipcase. Item #013018

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