Binding: Stapled wraps
Book Condition: Fine
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: London: Conservative Political Centre, 1955.
First edition/first printing. Gallup A67a. Unread Fine condition with only minute traces of use. Printed by Oliver Burridge and Co., Ltd. on Homeric Antique laid paper, cream wrappers printed in blue and black. An exceptional copy.
A lecture delivered at a CPC Literary Luncheon by Nobel Prize Winner Thomas Stearns Eliot, with a forword by The RT. Hon. Sir Anthony Eden.
"A political tradition in which the doctrinaire dominates the man of action, and a tradition in which political philosophy is formulated or re-codified to suit the requirements and justify the conduct of a ruling clique, may be equally disastrous. "; [1-8], 9-22,  pages.