Lot 40 of 196:
Eliot Waste Land 2nd ptg.  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$2,000 - $3,000

Title:
The Waste Land

Author:
Eliot, T.S.

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Boni and Liveright

Date:
[1922]

Description:

64 pp. 19.5x12.5 cm (7½x5"), black cloth gilt-lettered. One of 1000 copies (not numbered). First Edition (in book form), First Binding, Second State.

Although called "second edition" in the colophon, this is actually a second impression from the same setting of type as the first edition, but with alteration in the colophon as indicated. The reading "mount in" in line 339 (page 41) was not corrected. Gallup A6b. Pencil name of Andree Rexroth to front free endpaper; there is slight paper residue from some sort of removed label to the front pastedown and the top of the free endpaper.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine faded a touch, a little soiling to cloth with slight patch of white residue; very good.


 
Item number:
256296
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