London: Faber and Faber Limited, (1934). First printing. Cloth hardcover. Octavo. 68 pages. Near fine in a good dust jacket. Bound in black cloth over boards with spine titled in gilt. Minor extremity wear. Jacket has edge chipping along top of both panels, a 1" x 1/2" chip along spine near head, closed tear along lower joint fold, chips to fore corner tips.
Three lectures delivered by Eliot at the University of Virginia in 1933--The Page-Barbour Lectures that year. He asserts that the weakness of modern literature is a religious weakness.
This copy is signed and dated 22 May 1947 by Eliot on the title page.