The Author's Apology from Mrs. Warren's Profession:. With an Introduction by John Corbin - The Tyranny of Police and Press.
New York: Cheltenham Press/Brentano's, 1905. First Edition. Original Wraps. Shaw's thoughts on the closing of the American production of "Mrs. Warren's Profession" after the principals were charged with 'disorderly conduct.' The play reopened in 1906 after the Court ruled that the play was not in violation of the penal law. A very handsome copy of this increasingly scarce volume. Near Fine in Wraps. Very minimal shelf wear, black silk ribbons cut up (though leaves uncut), else tight, bright and unmarred. Cream wraps, orange ink lettering, black silk ribbons, teg. 12mo. 66pp. Item #3257
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