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The Confidential Clerk by Eliot, T. S. (1888-1965) - 1954

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The Confidential Clerk by Eliot, T. S. (1888-1965) - 1954

The Confidential Clerk

by Eliot, T. S. (1888-1965)

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1954. First Edition, First Printing. Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket. Very Good/Very Good.

Black cloth boards lettered in gold down the spine. The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. The White Dust Jacket printed in brown and black is with price and is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has shelf handling and mild age-fading, small rubs on the corners and spine tips. 8vo; 8.5 inches tall. 160 pages. First American Edition.

Ref: Gallup, A-64
. 'The dialogue of The Confidential Clerk has a precision and a lightly felt rhythm unmatched in the writing of any contemporary dramatist.' [Times Literary Supplement] The Confidential Clerk was first produced at the Edinburgh Festival in the summer of 1953.

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Thomas Stearns Eliot was a poet, essayist, publisher, playwright, literary critic and editor. Considered one of the 20th century's major poets, he is a central figure in English-language Modernist poetry. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1948.
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  • Publisher Harcourt, Brace and Company
  • Place of Publication New York
  • Date Published 1954
  • Keywords Comic Verse

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Night Over Day Over Night.

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by WALTERS, Minette

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The Actor by Robert Lloyd To Which is Prefix'd An Essay By Edmund Blunden; The Whole Embellish'd...

The Actor by Robert Lloyd To Which is Prefix'd An Essay By Edmund Blunden; The Whole Embellish'd with Theatrical Figures by Randolph Schwabe

by Lloyd, Robert

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The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire.

The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire.

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Confidential Clerk
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Confidential Clerk

by T. S. Eliot

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Confidential Clerk
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Confidential Clerk

by Eliot, T. S

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Confidential Clerk

Confidential Clerk

by T. S. Eliot

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Confidential Clerk
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Confidential Clerk

by Eliot, T. S

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Confidential Clerk

Confidential Clerk

by T. S. Eliot

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Confidential Clerk
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Confidential Clerk

by T. S. Eliot

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Confidential Clerk
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Confidential Clerk

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The Confidential Clerk

by Eliot, T S

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The Confidential Clerk

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The Confidential Clerk

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by Cholmondeley, Mary

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The Treasure Of Sierra Madre

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by Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945)

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The Hand of the Potter: A Tragedy in Four Acts
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by Dreiser, Theodore Herman Albert (1871-1945)

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209 pages. Small octavo (7 3/4" x 5 3/4") bound in original publisher's quarter brow cloth with dark green lettering to spine and cover over green boards. First edition, second state with half-title tipped to stub. Theodore Herman Albert Dreiser (August 27, 1871 December 28, 1945) was an American novelist and journalist. He pioneered the naturalist school and is known for portraying characters whose value lies not in their moral code, but in their persistence against all obstacles, and literary situations that more closely resemble studies of nature than tales of choice and agency. Condition: Chip at front edge, spine heal bumped, lightly soiled else about very good lacking jacket.
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The Sky and the Forest
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by Forester, C.S

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Kipling, Rudyard: The Elephant's Child, Just So Stories Series. 1942 First Edition Thus, Garden City Publishing. Beautifully illustrated by R.F. Rojankovsky. CHILDREN'S BOOK. Story Summary: "Because of his 'satiable curiosity' about what the crocodile has for dinner, the elephant's child and all elephants thereafter have long trunks." Used. VG condition/ No DJ included. Unpaged. 7 X 9 1/2
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We Loved Them Once

by Rivers, Ronda

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