My Fair Lady (1916)

George Bernard Shaw

ANDROCLES AND THE LION, OVERRULED and PYGMALION

Published: London: Constable and Company Ltd.

Date: 1916

First UK edition, first printing. Publisher’s original green cloth with gilt titles to the spine, in dustwrapper. A lovely fine copy, the binding clean and square, the contents without inscriptions or stamps and clean and bright throughout. Complete with the lightly rubbed and nicked dustwrapper which has a few short closed tears to the extremities but is without loss or repair. Loosely laid in is an original playbill for “Pygmalion - A Romance”, the first production of Bolton Little Theatre in October 1932. The playbill is in very good condition although folded in four. An excellent example. scarce in this condition.

Note
This volume contains the first printing of Pygmalion. The play was the later filmed twice, the first in 1938 starring and directed by Leslie Howard and more famously in 1964 under the title My Fair Lady starring Audrey Hepburn and Rex Harrison, directed by George Cukor.

£1250

Offered by Lucius Books