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The Confidential Clerk: A Play by  T. S. [Thomas Stearns] Eliot - 1st Edition - 1954 - from Idler Fine Books (SKU: 004248)

The Confidential Clerk: A Play

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The Confidential Clerk: A Play

by Eliot, T. S. [Thomas Stearns]

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London: Faber and Faber Ltd., 1954 First printing of the first British edition, first state, first impression dust jacket. Book with toning/offsetting to endpapers and light rubbing to bottom edge of boards, else in fine condition; dust jacket with toning to spine and cover margins, small chips to crown of spine and upper corner, creasing to flap edges, and light soiling, else fine.

Synopsis

A modern verse play that touches on the sources of longing and the need to be loved. "Never has Eliot's apparently effortless prosody been more precise.... He has achieved complete mastery of words" (Kirkus Reviews). "It is a wise, witty, elegant play whose characters speak finely and shrewdly" (Chicago Sunday Tribune).

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bookseller
Idler Fine Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
004248
Title
The Confidential Clerk: A Play
Author
Eliot, T. S. [Thomas Stearns]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Fine
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Faber and Faber Ltd.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1954
Keywords
DRAMA, PLAYS, LITERATURE, POETRY.

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first state
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fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the... [More]
edges
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.

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