London: Faber & Faber Limited, 1939. 8vo, vii, 179-413, ix-x. Printed yapped wraps. Announcement of the periodical's end tipped in after ads and before title page. With the index to Vol. XVIII laid in at rear.
The penultimate issue of the Criterion, with a card announcing this as the final issue tipped-in, also drawing attention to Eliot's statement on p. 269 about the sudden ending of one of the most influential little magazine of 20th century, and reflecting on the darkening situation in Europe at the dawn of WWII.
An impressive issue, including contributions by Ezra Pound (on René Crevel), Hugh MacDiarmid on Cornish Heroic Song, Henry Miller et al.
Wraps rather creased and toned, with some light foxing and some short nicks to extremities of wraps. A worn but solid very good example. Item #25663