THE EIGHTEEN-EIGHTIES.

(Eliot.)

THE EIGHTEEN-EIGHTIES.

Essays by Fellows of the Royal Society of Literature. Edited by Walter de la Mare.

Description: FIRST EDITION, occasional library stamps to pages (see below), pp. xxviii, 271, 8vo, original green cloth stamped in gilt to front, backstrip lettered in gilt with tips softened and shadow of previous library label, a few spots of cloth removal and scuffing to lower board, library labels (Leila Dilworth Jones Memorial Library, Connecticut) to pastedowns, dustjacket with a couple of nicks and some light chipping at head of backstrip, top corners and rear panel, good

Publication Details: Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1930

Notes: The biography of T.S. Eliot is characterised by three important loves, all of which affected his life and work in very different ways: his first marriage to Vivien[ne] Haigh-Wood was a desperately unhappy arrangement, during and after which Eliot agonised and despaired over his decisions; his second marriage, to Valerie Fletcher, was an altogether happier affair that brought him contentment and stability in the latter phase of his life. Before and between both of these relationships came Emily Hale - a childhood friend of his cousin Eleanor Hinkley, whom Eliot first met at family gatherings in...more

Bibliography: (Gallup B16)

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Published Date: 1930

Stock Number: 53484

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