New York: Viking Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Signed by Kim Roosevelt on ffep, otherwise clean and tight in original binding in very good dustjacket with a short closed tear at top edge of rear panel. Kermit "Kim" Roosevelt, Jr. (1916 - 2000) was the grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt and was the mastermind of the Central Intelligence Agency's Operation Ajax, which orchestrated the coup against Iran's democratically-elected Mohammed Mossadegh administration, and returned Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, to Iran's Peacock Throne in August 1953 for the purpose of returning Western control of Middle Eastern oil supplies. From the DJ flap: "Spender provides a splendid introduction to T.S. Eliot's poems, plays and ideas. It is studded with fresh apercus which readers of Eliot are likely to find both engaging and illiminating." ; Signed by Notable Personage, Unrelated . (Inventory #: 39647)
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