Collected Poems 1945 - 1990

By: Thomas R. S.

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Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


1st Edition. First impression. Near FINE in blue cloth-covered boards with silver-gilt titling to the spine. The head/tail of the spine are very slightly 'pushed' from storage, but NO damage, and no creasing to the spine. In the original publisher's fine colour illustrated dust-jacket - showing a snowy scene painted by his first wife Mildred 'Elsi' Eldridge. Not price-clipped, with the original publisher's price of 25.00 to bottom of front flap. The d/j is now in a new protective clear - removable - bookfilm plastic cover and the book looks 'As New'. Page fore-edges clean. NO inscriptions or marks. Boards clean. Pages clean. Printed on quality cream paper. Spine and hinges tight. (xi) + 548 pages including Index of Titles and Index of first lines at the end. "The Collected Poems of R. S. Thomas, published to mark his 80th birthday". "In language of great strength, simplicity and beauty, he explores the themes of his writing, many of them prophetic of all our concerns: his attack on technology and our use of it to destroy rural life and the natural world; a passionate concern for all who suffer spiritually and physical form the greed of others; the search for self, for personal and national identity and for meaning in human life; the quest for, and dialogue with, a God now absent, now present." . Poetry Book Society special commendation. Quite heavy. Gift Quality. See Images. ; Large Thick 8vo 9" - 10" tall,

Title: Collected Poems 1945 - 1990

Author Name: Thomas R. S.

Illustrator: Illustrated by M. E. Eldridge (Dust-Jacket)

Categories: Poetry/War Poetry, Wales/Welsh, Anglo-Welsh Literature. Welsh Interest, Architecture. Art. Crafts,

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Publisher: London, J. M. Dent: 1993

ISBN Number: 0460860801

ISBN Number 13: 9780460860802

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket

Seller ID: 119964

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