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  • A Continuing Checklist of Shaviana1
  • John R. Pfeiffer (bio)

I. Works by Shaw2

Shaw, Bernard. Androcles and the Lion; Overruled; Pygmalion. Nabu Press, 2010. See footnote 2 below for information on Nabu Press. Its 50+ listings for works by Shaw on Amazon.com, on 27 April 2010, far outnumber those of every other press.
———. “Appreciation.” Einstein on Cosmic Religion and Other Opinions and Aphorisms. Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, 2009. Not seen.
———. “Bernard Shaw.” Entered in Bonham’s New Bond Street, London, auction catalogue, Sale 16811, for 23 June 2009, reaches 31 listings between entries 133 and 176, many of letters and important editions of works by Shaw. Bonham’s main website provides a non-fee accessible [End Page 272] archive (go to “sale results”), which includes a printable, user tool-friendly version of all text and graphics of this catalogue; thus, the first page, offered as photographed, of autograph letters can be read in high definition. A listing of hammer prices is included in “sales results” catalogues. Contact of auction winners of items is possible in many cases through Bonham’s with several paths of communication with its offices, including phone numbers, provided on the website. The serendipity of learning of this research aid for discovery of fugitive primary materials for Shaw suggests that exploration of websites of other major auction companies may also be rewarding. Thanks to Richard Dietrich for the initial advice to check auction listings at Bonham’s.
———. Caesar and Cleopatra. Scotts Valley, California: CreateSpace, 2010. Not seen.
———. Candida. General Books, 2009. Not seen.
———. Cashel Byron’s Profession. ValdeBooks, 2010. Not seen.
———. The Common Sense of Municipal Trading. General Books, 2009. Not seen.
———. Dark Lady of the Sonnets. Kindle/Amazon.com., 2010. Not seen.
———. The Devil’s Disciple. EZReads Publications, 2010. Not seen.
———. The Devil’s Disciple. Icon Group International, 2009. Not seen.
———. Fabianism and the Fiscal Question: An Alternative Policy (1904). Whitefish, Montana: Kessinger Publishing, 2009. Not seen.
———. Fanny’s First Play. Forgotten Books, 2010. Not seen.
———. Man of Destiny. Lenox, Massachusetts: HardPress Publishing, 2010. Not seen.
———. The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism & Capitalism. New York: Welcome Rain Publishers, 2010. Not seen.
———. “Letter to Samuel L. Clemens.” In The Mark Twain Anthology: Great Writers on his Life and Works. New York: Putnam, 2010. Not seen.
———. Love Among the Artists. Charleston, South Carolina: BiblioLife, 2009. Not seen.
———. Major Barbara. SMK Books, 2020. Not seen.
———. Man and Superman. Lulu Press, 2010. Not seen.
———. Mrs. Warren’s Profession. Translated into Japanese by Yoshiteru Kurokawa. Caravan 10 (Tokoyo: Shinsuisha Publishing, 2007): 111–73. Not seen. The Philanderer, translated into Japanese by Kurokawa, was performed by the Aristophanes Company at Studio AR, Tokyo, directed by Kurokawa. No publication information found on Japanese script for Philanderer.
———. “On Guild Socialism.” Edward R. Pease. History of the Fabian Society: The Origins of English Socialism (1916). St Petersburg, Florida: Red [End Page 273] and Black Publishers, 2008: 198–200. See Pease in “II. Books and Pamphlets,” below.
———. On War. Edited by J. P. Wearing. London: Hesperus Press, 2009. This 100-page volume collects 30 excerpts from the canon of Shaw’s writing, including Arms, Man and Superman, Major Barbara, O’Flaherty, Heartbreak, Saint Joan, Geneva, and Farfetched Fables. Not seen.
———. “On the History of Fabian Economics.” Edward R. Pease. History of the Fabian Society: The Origins of English Socialism (1916). St Petersburg, Florida: Red and Black Publishers, 2008: 193–98. See Pease in “II. Books and Pamphlets,” below.
———. Overruled. Book Jungle, 2010. Not seen.
———. Three Plays for Puritans. Obscure Press, 2010. Not seen.
———. Widowers’ Houses. Translated into Japanese by Yoshiteru Kurokawa. Caravan 11 (Tokoyo: Shinsuisha Publishing, 2008): 145–208. Not seen.
———. Wit and Wisdom of George Bernard Shaw. Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, 2010. Not seen.

II. Books and Pamphlets3

Adamson, Judith. Max Reinhardt: A Life in Publishing. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Chapter 3 is “The Accountants and George Bernard Shaw on Shaw.” It reprises fascinating snapshots of Shaw’s status and working personality in the last years of his life. First, for his ninetieth birthday Penguin reissued 100,000 copies each of ten of Shaw’s books, which sold out in six weeks. Encouraged by Shaw’s commercial...

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Additional Information

ISSN
1529-1480
Print ISSN
0741-5842
Pages
pp. 272-304
Launched on MUSE
2010-09-30
Open Access
No
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