On going to church : being the preachment which treats of church-going, art, and some other themes / by George Bernard Shaw.
- Other records:
- East Aurora, N.Y. : Roycroft Shop, 1896.
 leaf, 40 pages,  leaves ; 19 cm
- Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Religion.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Political and social views.
Church -- Holiness.
Spiritual life -- Christianity.
- Place of Publication:
- United States New York (State) East Aurora.
- The body of text is printed in Old Style Antiqua. There were at least 420 copies printed on Dickinson Dekel-edge paper and bound in paper over boards with a white buckram spine. Twenty-five copies were printed on Tokyo Vellum and decorated with watercolors by Bertha Hubbard. There are at least five to six variants of this book.----cf. Roycroft Books [online resource]
One variant of this book has title This is the preachment: on going to church / writ by ...
"So here endeth The preachment On going to church by George Bernard Shaw as done into a book by me, Elbert Hubbard, at the Roycroft Shop that is in East Aurora, N.Y., U.S.A."--Colophon.
- Local notes:
- Jean-François Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Roycroft Press imprints presented to the Penn Libraries in 2012.
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy 1 is bound on gray boards, white cloth spine, printed on laid paper. First line of title page in red: On going to church. Triangular colophon in red.
Vilain-Wieck Collection copy 2 is bound on gray boards, white cloth spine, printed on laid paper. First line of title page in black : This is the preachment. Rectangular colophon in red.
- Penn Provenance:
- Vilain, Jean-François, 1942- (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection)
Wieck, Roger S. (donor) (Vilain-Wieck Collection)
Johnston, William A. (autograph) (Vilain-Wieck Collection) (copy 2)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- McKenna, P. Roycroft, 6
Ogle, David. On a high shelf, OB-004-96
- Roycroft Shop, publisher.
Jean-François Vilain and Roger S. Wieck Collection of Private Presses, Ephemera, & Related References (University of Pennsylvania)
- Other format:
- Online version: Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950. On going to church.
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