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On going to church : being the preachment which treats of church-going, art, and some other themes / by George Bernard Shaw.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950.
Publication:
East Aurora, N.Y. : Roycroft Shop, 1896.
Format/Description:
Book
[1] leaf, 40 pages, [2] leaves ; 19 cm
Subjects:
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Religion.
Shaw, Bernard, 1856-1950 -- Political and social views.
Church -- Holiness.
Spirituality.
Spiritual life -- Christianity.
Church attendance.
Place of Publication:
United States New York (State) East Aurora.
Notes:
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:
1896
Cited in:
McKenna, P. Roycroft, 6
Ogle, David. On a high shelf, OB-004-96
Contributor:
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.
OCLC:
54154764
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