Leavis, F. R.
The Common Pursuit.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London;
Date of Publication: 1952
Stock Code: 7506
FIRST EDITION. Octavo, pp. , 307, . Publishers’ maroon cloth with gilt titles and ruling to spine, in unclipped pink dust-jacket with blue titles. Clean and bright. From the library of academic J. W. Blench, with his ownership signature in pencil to front pastedown dated in year of publication. Jacket spine sunned with a few nicks & creases and associated minor loss top edge. A Near Fine copy in Very Good jacket.
Critical essays drawn from a wide field of English literature including Shakespeare, Gerard Manley Hopkins and E.M.Forster. Original owner J Wheatley Blench studied at St John’s College Cambridge before a career in the English literature departments at the Universities of Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Durham.
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