Inscribed to Lillah McCarthy

Back to Methuselah. A Metabiological Pentateuch.

London: Constable & Co, 1921.

Price: $1,500.00

About the item

First English edition. 1 vols. 8vo. Inscribed to Lillah McCarthy. Original pale green cloth, spine slightly darkened, copious pencilled notes by previous owner on endpapers, stamp of "Lillah McCarthy Productions Ltd." on flyleaf, and McCarthy's signature as "Lady Keeble", of Oxford. Laurence A161b.

Item #32905

Inscribed on the flyleaf to Lillah McCarthy, the prominent English actress of the 20's: "To Lillah / from G.B.S." Shaw was close personal and professional friend of McCarthy's and contributed a Foreword to her memoirs, MYSELF AND MY FRIENDS (1933).