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Murder in the Cathedral by  T. S Eliot - 3rd impression - 1936 - from Inklings & Yarnspinners (SKU: IYC38663)

Murder in the Cathedral

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Murder in the Cathedral

by Eliot, T. S

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  • hardcover
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Near fine, with vg unclipped d/j (a little bumping at top); purple clothbound boards good, gilt titling on spine bright; pages t
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London: Faber & Faber, 1936. 3rd impression. hardback. Near fine, with vg unclipped d/j (a little bumping at top); purple clothbound boards good, gilt titling on spine bright; pages tight and unmarked; sold by Shakespeare & Co in Paris, as indicated by retailer's label on back pastedown. 8vo (230 x 150 / 9"" x 6""). 2nd edition (2nd impression) of Eliot's brilliant dramatisation of the killing of Thomas a Becket in Canterbury Cathedral first published 1935 - with some alterations made for 2nd impression as TSE indicates in preface dated Jan 1936.

Synopsis

T. S. Eliot's verse dramatization of the murder of Thomas Becket at Canterbury, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature   The Archbishop Thomas Becket speaks fatal words before he is martyred in T. S. Eliot's best-known drama, based on the murder of the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1170. Praised for its poetically masterful handling of issues of faith, politics, and the common good, T. S. Eliot's play bolstered his reputation as the most significant poet of his time.

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Details

Bookseller
Inklings & Yarnspinners GB (GB)
Bookseller's Inventory #
IYC38663
Title
Murder in the Cathedral
Author
Eliot, T. S
Format/binding
Hardback
Book condition
Used - Near fine, with vg unclipped d/j (a little bumping at top); purple clothbound boards good, gilt titling on spine bright; pages t
Quantity-available
1
Edition
3rd impression
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Faber & Faber
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1936
Pages
86
Keywords
drama, Nobel, TSEliot
Bookseller catalogs
2nd-hand books;
X weight
0.31 g
Size
8vo (230 x 150 / 9\"\" x 6\"\")

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INKLINGS & YARNSPINNERSA new online bookshop forFIRST & SIGNED EDITIONS, RARE BOOKSA particular focus on:- The Oxford Inklings with their Friends & Influences (C.S. Lewis, Tolkien, Barfield, Williams, Chesterton, Macdonald, Sayers, etc)- Great 20th Century Novelists (e.g. Graham Greene & John le Carré; Anthony Powell & Evelyn Waugh; P. D. James etc)- Great 20th Century Poets (e.g. T. S. Eliot, John Masefield, Walter de la Mare, Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Sylvia Plath, Stevie Smith, W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender, Dylan Thomas, etc)- Christian Theology (e.g. from library sales)

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