For this volume Eliot gathered together his choice of the miscellaneous reviews and literary essays he had written since 1917, when he became assistant-editor of The Egoist. In his preface to the third edition (1951) he described the book as an historical record of his interests and opinions.For this volume Eliot gathered together his choice of the miscellaneous reviews and literary essays he had written since 1917, when he became assistant-editor of The Egoist. In his preface to the third edition (1951) he described the book as an historical record of his interests and opinions.Read Less
Fair. Good copy for reading, may have heavy page wear with writing textual notes highlighting or be an heavily used ex library copy with library markings, stickers or stamps. Dust jacket or accessories may not be included.
Very Good in Good jacket. [January 4, 1947] Hardcover and dustjacket. Condition of hardcover: Several spots/stains to cover [somewhat difficult to see because of black cloth]; shelf wear. Internally: former owner's name on first free endpaper; crack at gutter (pgs. 116/117); light age toning; else Very Good. Not a former library book. Dustjacket: Price clipped; age toning (heavier at spine, which also has a liquid stain at foot); chips, several short tears; minor scuffing; folds age darken; scattered light foxing/soiling; else overall Good. Protected with Mylar cover. Here's an early edition of Eliot's choice essays among all the prose that he has written since 1917. Note: We are a well established, well respected ethical bookseller. We believe in describing our books thoroughly and honestly instead of just G Good or VG for Very Good.
Good-Some Underlining in Good jacket. 1 There are some notes in light pencil scattered infrequently in the text, a prior owner's name and some specking at the front free endpaper, and a small, brown spot at the right edge of the page block, otherwise clean; binding is slightly relaxed but remains secure; hard cover has some rubbing at the heel edges and corners and mild softening at the spine ends, otherwise excellent. Dustjacket shows some rubbing around the edges, handling smudges at the spine and foreedges, and toning on the edges of the flaps, otherwise sound, now protected in a clear sleeve. 460pp.
VG- in G jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. [j-8-48] Black boards show wear to page edges and the corners are bumped. DJ is missing a half inch by one inch piece at the top of the spine and has several closed tears. The spine of DJ has some spotting. Mylar cover.
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