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    T. S. Eliot. Murder in the Cathedral. London: Faber and Faber Limited, [1935]. First complete edition, presentation copy, inscribed by Eliot to his niece on the title-page: "to / Theodora Eliot Smith / from T. S. Eliot / 17.vi.35." Octavo. 87, [5, blank] pages. Publisher's full purple cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Lacking the dust jacket. Spine sunned, head- and tailcaps worn, some sunning and light wear to board edges, minor soiling to boards, mild foxing to endleaves, a few gutters slightly overopened. Theodora Eliot Smith's ownership printed name on front free endpaper. Rear blanks unopened. Still, a very good copy with an excellent association. Gallup A.39.b. From a T. S. Eliot Family Collection.

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