Faber and Faber Christmas Card, signed by T.S. Eliot.

(Eliot.) FREEDMAN (Barnett)

Faber and Faber Christmas Card, signed by T.S. Eliot.

Description: single sheet folded to form a card that opens into three internal panels carrying a central festive illustration drawn and lithographed by Barnett Freedman, 16.5 x 21 cm (when closed), outer panels blue with speckled snow design by Freedman, printed Christmas message to front with space for signature duly filled in by T.S. Eliot, a couple of very faint spots, very good

Publication Details: (Printed at the Curwen Press for) Faber and Faber, 1950

Notes: An attractive card, the fifth such done by Freedman for the firm - this signed by T.S. Eliot. The recipient, though not named, was Meg (Margaret) Nason of the Bindery Tea Room in Broadway, Gloucestershire - a friend and correspondent of the poet from the late 1930s until his death, and an integral part of the picture in terms of his relationship with Emily Hale (in whose company they had first met, during his pre-war traipses around the Cotswolds that became the focus of wistful remembrance following the advent of War)....more

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Price: £600

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1950

Stock Number: 61219

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