G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LXVI (ff. 80). Papers for George Bernard Shaw ... 

Scope and Content

G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LXVI (ff. 80). Papers for George Bernard Shaw, The Crimes of England, and A Short History of England; 1915-1935. Mostly typewritten. George Bernard Shaw published London: John Lane, 1910 (new ed. 1935) (Sullivan, no. 15), The Crimes of England published London: Cecil Palmer & Hayward, [1915] (Sullivan, no. 40), A Short History of England published London: Chatto & Windus, 1917 (Sullivan, no. 43).

Contents:

1. ff. 1-31. Appendix to Chesterton's George Bernard Shaw, written for the 1935 edition, entitled 'The later phases'; 1933. Typewritten, with autograph amendments. A modified version appeared in The New York Herald Tribune, 18 March 1934, and the copy of the typescript submitted for this is at Add. 73299 B.

2. ff. 32-59. Chapters 3 and 4 of The Crimes of England. Typewritten, with autograph chapter headings and amendments.

3. ff. 60-74. Autograph notes for A Short History of England. (See also Add. 73357 A, B, D).

4. ff. 75-80. Opening of A Short History of England. Typewritten.

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