Nov 17, 2020 - Sale 2551

Sale 2551 - Lot 109

Price Realized: $ 520
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
SHAW, GEORGE BERNARD. Autograph Letter Signed, "G. Bernard Shaw," to the actress Miss [Rosina] Filippi, praising her performance in one of his plays [Major Barbara?], and expressing concern about her health. 1 1/2 pages, oblong 16mo, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet; vertical fold. "Adelphi Terrace," 11 December 1905

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". . . I am appalled at the idea that the extra work I have put upon you has given modern surgery an excuse for one of its favorite outrages. I need hardly urge you to make very sure indeed that such a measure is necessary before you submit to it. There is a doctor who attended Ada Rehan when she was threatened with appendicitis here lately, and who sent her back to America unharmed, he being a sensible anti-operation man. . . ."