MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL. T. S. Eliot.

MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL

London: Faber and Faber, 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. The Archbishop Thomas Becket speaks fatal words before he is martyred in this, 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, it bolstered Eliot’s reputation as the most significant poet of his time. Octavo. Original purple cloth binding, with gilt titles. In an uncommonly fresh and bright dust jacket, with a negligible crease to the rear flap. Near fine. Near fine / Near fine. Item #74105

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