8vo. [lxiv], 114pp. An edition in very good condition. Contents are bright, clean and complete with two pages of advertisements at the book’s rear. Inscription on front end paper signed by Sybil Thorndike. Supposedly Shaw wrote the entirety of Saint Joan with Mrs. Thorndike in mind as his lead. A rare and fascinating signature.
An Essay on the Art of Ingeniously Tormenting; with Proper Rules for the Excercise of that Pleasant Art. Humbly addressed; In the first part, To the Master, Husband etc. In the Second Part, To the Wife, Friend etc. With some General Instructions for Plaguing all your Acquaintance.