Previous owners name on front flyleaf; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 86 pages. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Rock, a Pageant Play, Written for ...
Editorial: Harcourt Brace (1934)
Año de publicación: 1934
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: 1st Edition American.
Descripción Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1934. Hardcover. Condición: Very Good. First American Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Slight soiling, rubbing and browning, few minor nicks and clipping to jacket; slight internal browning to edges and endpapers, small blue smudge to foot of spine. 86 pages. The American issue of the "book of words" for the play, with the text differing only minimally from the original British issue (omitting the one line Eliot wished to be omitted); includes author's original prefatory note (dated April 1934). Gallup A26b; one of 1500 copies printed (the entire edition), published August 23, 1934. Seldom encountered in a vintage dust jacket. Nº de ref. del artículo: L061875
Descripción 1934. London, Faber and Faber, first editon, pp86, one of a thousand copies in printed wrappers (there was a thousand in hardback too). Fag burn on upper cover, otherwise good. Nº de ref. del artículo: 07318
Descripción London; Faber & Faber, 1934. First edition, third impression. 19,5x13 cm. 86 pp. Publisher's grey boards with blue lettering on spine, no dustjacket. Spine ends and corners are slightly bumped. Contents are fine. This third impression was published the same year as the first. With the signature of Teddy Brunius on front free endpaper. Brunius (1922-2011), was professor of philosophy at State University of New York 1969-1973, and professor of art history at Copenhagen University 1973-1992. He translated some of Eliot's poems and wrote numerous articles about him and his aesthetics. Gallup A26. Nº de ref. del artículo: 23283
Descripción Faber and Faber London, 1934. First Edition. First Impression. DW. 86pp. Board margins and spine slightly sunned. Endpapers lightly foxed. Lower panel and spine of wrapper sunned, lacking very small portion from head of spine, and with 2 inch close tear to top margin of upper panel o/w VG+/VG+. Nº de ref. del artículo: 61820
Descripción London: Faber:, First edition, 1934. 8vo., 86pp., some light scattered spotting to blank endpapers, orig. grey paper boards, spine lettered in blue. A practically fine copy in a VG++ dustwrapper which has a few tiny closed nicks to extremities. (Gallup, A26a, One of 1,000 copies printed in boards, with an additional 1,000 copies published in softcovers). Nº de ref. del artículo: 3064
Descripción Faber & Faber (1934), London, 1934. 12mo, boards, dust jacket. Edges & endpapers lightly foxed as often, otherwise a very fine copy. Edges & endpapers lightly foxed as often, otherwise a very fine copy First edition. One of 1000 copies in boards (out of a total edition of 2000 copies). Gallup A26a. Nº de ref. del artículo: 13810
Descripción London Faber & Faber Limited, 1934. First edition, hardcover issue, second impression, inscribed by Eliot to his niece on front free endpaper '"to/Theodora Eliot Smith/with love from/T. S. Eliot/[underline]", 8vo., 86pp., publisher's grey paper over boards, spine lettered in blue, without dust-jacket, some rubbing, darkening to spine and board-edges, minor foxing to endpapers. The Rock was a pageant play with words by T. S. Eliot and music by Martin Shaw, first performed at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London on 28 May 1934. In a prefatory note Eliot disclaimed full responsibility for the text, saying "I cannot consider myself the author of the "play", but only of the words which are printed here." By Eliot's account, the text was written in collaboration with director E. Martin Browne and R. Webb-Odell. Gallup A26. Nº de ref. del artículo: 96656