Lot 278: Eliot, T. S.



2015-09-16 14:06:53

Lot 278: Eliot T. S.: (1888-1965) American-Born English Poet & Dramatist, Nobel Prize Winner For Literature, 1948. T.L.S., T. S. Eliot, One Page, 4To, Russell Square, London, 4Th April 1951, To Maurice Carpenter, On The Printed Stationery Of Faber And Faber Ltd. Eliot Apologises For The Delay In Reporting On His Correspondent'S Collection Of Poems And Remarks 'I Was Well Impressed By Your Poems, And Sent Them For Further Reading', Adding 'While Your Poems Have Certainly Impressed The Readers, They Are, On The Whole, Averse To Taking These On For The Reason That We Now Have To Confine Our Poetry List Within Limits, Owing To The Very High Cost And The Small Demand'. Eliot Concludes By Writing 'I Feel Sure That Your Poems Merit Publication, And I Think That The Present Selection Will Have Much Better Chances Than The Tall Interpreter. The Volume Is Decidedly On The Short Side, And I Suggest That In Writing To Any Publisher, You Should Mention That You Are Prepared To Add Further Poems To This Self-Contained Series'. A Letter Of Interesting Literary Content. Very Slightly Irregularly Trimmed To The Edges And With Some Light Overall Creasing And A Few Minor Tears To The Edges, G] International Autograph Auctions' Autograph Auction September 2015 Saturday, 26th September 2015 Estimate: £200-300
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