Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: London: Faber and Faber Ltd, 1950.
A Near Fine first edition, green cloth stamped in gold on spine, small bookseller label on past down. One of a few hundred (at most) first state printings with the "here" for "her" misprint, Gallup A55a. Lightly edge-worn grey dust-wrapper in Very Good condition, spine tanned as commonly observed.
Mr. Eliot's first play since The Family Reunion (1939) , and his first verse since Four Quartets (1943). The London drawing-room of Edward and Lavinia Chamberlayne, whose marriage is breaking up, is the setting of all but one scene in the play. Act Two takes place in a consulting room of a psychiatrist ; 167,  pages.