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BEERBOHM, Max -- Holbrook JACKSON.  Bernard Shaw, [London:] E. Grant Richards, 1907. 8° (175 x 120mm). Half title, frontispiece portrait of Bernard Shaw after the bust by Rodin, 3 photographed portraits including by Frederick H. Evans and Alvin Langdon Coburn, 20-page publisher's catalogue at end. Original green cloth gilt (lightly rubbed). Provenance: MAX BEERBOHM (the front free endpaper inscribed "From Max Beerbohm for Holbrook Jackson 1908.")
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BEERBOHM, Max -- Holbrook JACKSON. Bernard Shaw, [London:] E. Grant Richards, 1907. 8° (175 x 120mm). Half title, frontispiece portrait of Bernard Shaw after the bust by Rodin, 3 photographed portraits including by Frederick H. Evans and Alvin Langdon Coburn, 20-page publisher's catalogue at end. Original green cloth gilt (lightly rubbed). Provenance: MAX BEERBOHM (the front free endpaper inscribed "From Max Beerbohm for Holbrook Jackson 1908.")

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BEERBOHM, Max -- Holbrook JACKSON. Bernard Shaw, [London:] E. Grant Richards, 1907. 8° (175 x 120mm). Half title, frontispiece portrait of Bernard Shaw after the bust by Rodin, 3 photographed portraits including by Frederick H. Evans and Alvin Langdon Coburn, 20-page publisher's catalogue at end. Original green cloth gilt (lightly rubbed). Provenance: MAX BEERBOHM (the front free endpaper inscribed "From Max Beerbohm for Holbrook Jackson 1908.")

IMPORTANT ASSOCIATION COPY, THE PORTRAITS OF BERNARD SHAW HAVING BEEN HUMOUROUSLY ALTERED IN BLACK INK AND CAPTIONED BY MAX BEERBOHM. Beerbohm's alterations to the portraits transform Shaw into an increasingly demonic figure and are captioned as follows: the frontispiece (after Rodin), "- showing how little, really, one nation can understand another"; the first portrait (unattributed), "awaiting the bugle call of life"; the second portrait (by Frederick H. Evans), "sophisticated by success"; the third portrait (by Alvin Langdon Coburn), "the last Phase." Included in the lot is a second, unaltered, copy of the same book. (2)
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