first edition Hardcover
by Eliot, T.S.) Weston, Jessie L.
Cambridge; at the University Press, 1920. RARE, last copy seen at auction 1983, no other copies in current commerce. xv, 202 pp. " With the Compliments of the Syndics of the Cambridge University Press" slip laid in. Very Good Plus, corners bumped and with small rubs. Weston's examination of the roots of the King Arthur and the Holy Grail legend. It was one of the books named in the notes at the back of T S Eliots The Waste Land (1922): "Not only the title, but the plan and a good deal of the incidental symbolism of the poem were suggested by Miss Jessie. L Westons book on the Grail legend . Indeed, so deeply am I indebted, Miss Westons book will elucidate the difficulties of the poem much better than my notes can do; and I recommend it (apart from the great interest of the book itself) to any who think such elucidation of the poem worth the trouble." . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good Plus/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
(Inventory #: 009629)