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Man and superman : [a comedy and a philosophy]: PB 260-2003

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Man and superman : [a comedy and a philosophy]


Author: Shaw, George Bernard
Contributor: Casson, Lewis
Illustrator: Mozley, Charles
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Designer: Dreyfus, John
Printer: Press of A. Colish



By George Bernard Shaw ; introduced by Lewis Casson ; illustrated by Charles Mozley.

In slipcase with "The revolutionist's handbook & pocket companion by John Tanner," a character in the comedy (83 p. 21 cm.)

Xxxviii, [4], 137, [3] p. [8] leaves of col. plates : ill. ; 30 cm. + handbook

Place(s) associated

  • New York

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1962


"Fifteen hundred copies ... have been made for the members of The Limited Editions Club at the press of A. Colish in Mount Vernon, New York, to the typographic plans of John Dreyfus. The illustrations were drawn by Charles Mozley and the colored plates were printed under his supervision at the Renart Studios in London"--Colophon. Museum has copy no. "J. D." signed by Mozley. Quarter bound in natural buckram, stamped in gold and brown leaf, with natural-finish cloth sides, silk-screened with by a drawing by Mozley.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making)

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 260-2003
Primary reference Number: 95808
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 August 2012 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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