The Waters of Silence.

Merton (Thomas)

The Waters of Silence.

With a Foreword by Evelyn Waugh.

Description: FIRST ENGLISH EDITION, frontispiece and 16 plates showing various photographs of monastic life, contemporary ownership inscription at head of half-title, pp. [viii], 299, crown 8vo, original blue cloth, backstrip lettered in silver and a little faded, device in silver to upper board, top edge pale blue, photographic endpapers, various related clippings (1949-81) laid in at rear, dustjacket a little rubbed at extremities with some light nicking and creasing, 'Recommended by the Book Society' wraparound band present, very good

Publication Details: Hollis & Carter, 1950

Notes: Waugh's Foreword is brief - indeed it begins with the statement that the author 'no longer requires any introduction', but it does proceed to a short apologia of Merton's writing for publication.

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Price: £100

Subject: Modern First Edition

Published Date: 1950

Stock Number: 64369

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