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Shaw gives himself away : an autobiographical miscellany: PB 3-1977

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Shaw gives himself away : an autobiographical miscellany


Author: Shaw, George Bernard
Illustrator: Farleigh, John
Designer: Nash, Paul
Publisher: Gregynog Press
Printer: Wardrop, James
Paper maker: Arnold and Foster



"Of this edition, hand-set in 12 point Baskerville type, three hundred copies have been printed at the Gregynog Press, Newtown, Montgomeryshire, under the direction of James Wardrop, on paper hand-made by Arnold and Foster. The frontispiece was engraved by John Farleigh..."--Colophon.

Binding designed by Paul Nash at the Gregynog Press Bindery in dark green morocco with stylized orange leather inlays; title stamped in orange on spine; "Gregynog Press Bindery" and "Paul Nash" stamped in red on lower edge of rear paste-down.
No. 218 of 300 copies.

Contents: The autobiographer's apology -- Immaturity (1930) -- How I became Corno Di Bassetto -- In the days of my youth -- Who I am, and what I think -- A preface to The irrational knot -- How Frank ought to have done it -- Bits and scraps.

Xi, 188, [2] pages : 1 portrait ; 25 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Newtown

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


Production date: AD 1939

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 3-1977
Primary reference Number: 222822
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Created: Tuesday 21 November 2017 Updated: Tuesday 21 November 2017 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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