Lot 324 of 721:
First edition of Eliot's Waste Land  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$5,000 - $8,000

Title:
The Waste Land
Author:
Eliot, T. S.
Place:
Boni and Liveright
Publisher:
Date:
1922
Description:

64 pp. Black cloth lettered in gilt. No. 522 of 1000 copies. First Edition.

The great poem of the 20th century, and Eliot's most famous work. This copy reads "mount in" (for "mountain") in line 339; second state of the binding, in the stiff black cloth. Gallup A6b; Hayward 332. Ink name of former owner on front pastedown. 

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some faint stains or fading to covers, a bit of rubbing at edges, spine faded a touch; light foxing/offset to endpapers; very good.
 
Item number:
285320c
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