New York: Harcourt Brace & World, Inc., 1962. First Edition. Cloth and boards. 8vo, red eighth cloth with gold lettering over gray boards with blindstamped "TM" octagon; Author's Preface; archival mylar-protected red dust jacket (unclipped) with TM octagon; xix, [xx] + 553 pages. Fine / Very Good. Item #7839
Thomas Merton, O.C.S.O.,(1915 – 1968) was an American Catholic writer, theologian and mystic. A Trappist monk of the Abbey of Gethsemani, Kentucky, he was a poet, social activist, and student of comparative religion.
Merton wrote more than 70 books, principally on spirituality, social justice and a quiet pacifism.
This READER is a Selection from the Writings of the Renowned American Trappist Monk, Summing up a Quarter Century of Reflection, Exoerience, and Creative Woirk, and Including Soime Hitherto Unpublished Material.
FINE/VG CONDITION: tight, bright, clean with an equally bright dust jacket (unclipped). Some rubbing to the edges of the dj. No previous owner or remainder marks.