Cashel Byron's Profession. Newly Revised with Several Prefaces and an Essay on Prizefighting. Also The Admirable Bashville or, Constancy Unrewarded Being the Novel of Cashel Byron's Profession Done Into a Stage Play in Three Acts and in Blank Verse
Place Published: Chicago
Publisher: Herbert S. Stone and Company
Date Published: 1901
Edition: First edition thus
Book Id: 39115
376pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Brown cloth over boards with black ink stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and a white ink stamped prizefighter vignette within single black ruled borders on the front cover. Top edge gilt. Other edges rough trimmed. Very good condition. Lightly bumped and rubbed at the extremities. The front hinge is going, and there is a previous owner's name on the front free endsheet. There is a bookseller's tiny sticker on the rear pastedown. The pages are toned.
Authorized Edition (first authorized American edition). In this novel Shaw first expresses his view that productive land and all other natural resources should belong to the people in common, rather than being owned and privately exploited.