T.S. Eliot – Murder in the Cathedral – First UK Edition 1935

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T.S. Eliot – Murder in the Cathedral – First UK Edition 1935

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£375.00

A first edition, first printing published by Faber in 1935. Original purple cloth; dust jacket. Slightest toning to jacket; endleaves lightly spotted, generally a very good copy. Two small inscriptions to the front pastedown and endpaper. FIRST TRADE EDITION. In the second printing dust wrapper which is lightly rubbed to the corners and spine tips. Eliot’s acclaimed revival of the verse drama form, where the story of the political power struggle and assassination in 1170 of Thomas A Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury in the reign of Henry II.

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A first edition, first printing published by Faber in 1935. Original purple cloth; dust jacket. Slightest toning to jacket; endleaves lightly spotted, generally a very good copy. Two small inscriptions to the front pastedown and endpaper. FIRST TRADE EDITION. In the second printing dust wrapper which is lightly rubbed to the corners and spine tips. Eliot’s acclaimed revival of the verse drama form, where the story of the political power struggle and assassination in 1170 of Thomas A Becket, Archbishop of Canterbury in the reign of Henry II.

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