Item #1689 Elected Silence; The Autobiography Of Thomas Merton; With a forward by Evelyn Waugh. Thomas MERTON.
Elected Silence; The Autobiography Of Thomas Merton; With a forward by Evelyn Waugh

Elected Silence; The Autobiography Of Thomas Merton; With a forward by Evelyn Waugh

London: Hollis and Carter, 1949. Hardcover : pp. [i-v], vi, [vii-viii], [1-2], 3-381, [382-384] : Dark navy cloth covered boards : Gilt lettering to spine : Olive green illustrated dust jacket with lettering in black and red : Red dye to top edge : Previous booksellers stamp on back free endpaper : Price clipped.

Head and tail of spine and corners of boards pushed : All edges foxed : Endpapers fox marked : Dust jacket worn around edges and torn at head and tail of spine. Good / fair. Item #1689

Thomas Merton (1915-1968) was a writer and Trappist monk at Our Lady of Gethsemani Abbey in Kentucky. His writings include such classics as The Seven Storey Mountain, New Seeds of Contemplation, and Zen and the Birds of Appetite. Merton is the author of more than seventy books that include poetry, personal journals, collections of letters, social criticism, and writings on peace, justice, and ecumenism.

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