AN UNSOCIAL SOCIALIST (ML# 15.1, FIRST BONI and LIVERIGHT EDITION, July 1917) SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD aka Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Written by: Known, a
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EXTREMELY RARE FINE SURVIVING BOOK OF A VERY POPULAR AUTHOR: Covered in Dark Green Leathette; has green marble endpapers; Spine 1; Gold BL logo on front and gold title and author name on spine; July 1917 C2 catalog listing 18 titles at front. STORY: Sidney Trefusis is a proselytizing socialist. Armed with irony and paradox, he is determined to overthrow a society riddled with class and sexual exploitation. Henrietta, his adoring wife, 'loves' him: he must abandon her. Son of a millionaire, he gives up everything to pose as an 'umble peasant'. But when this unsocial socialist goes to work as a gardener in the vicinity of a girls' school he meets his match - for Agatha Wylie is a new kind of woman.