SMITH, Charles T. APSA. A System of Education and Faith (WITH AUTOGRAPHED POSTCARD BY GEORGE BERNARD SHAW)

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WITH AUTOGRAPHED POSTCARD BY GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

  blankSMITH, Charles T. APSA. A System of Education and Faith. London: Watts, 1937. First edition. Demy octavo. pp. xxix, [3], 581. Blue cloth, titled in gilt. Loosely inserted is an autographed stamped addressed postcard from George Bernard Shaw to the author, Charles T. Smith, dated 6.11.37. Shaw enquires “What is Apsa ? It missed me just as you conjecture because I was on the move ... and my people were afraid to send me any more books. People send me tons of them ... I shall apply myself to Apsa immediately and apologetically. / GBS.”
A fine copy.

Interestingly the stamp used by Shaw on the postcard was that of King-Emperor, Edward VIII who abdicated a year earlier in October, 1936!

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