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Eliot, T. S.
THE WASTE LAND
THE WASTE LAND
Author: Eliot, T. S.
Edition: First Edition, Second State, #494/1000
Place of Publication: New York
Publisher: Boni and Liveright
Publication Date: 1922

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One of the most important poems of the 20th century, The Waste Land features oft quoted lines such as "April is the cruelest month" and "I will show you fear in a handful of dust." Gallup A6a, T. S. Eliot: a bibliography.

Octavo, 64 pages. In Very Good Condition with a Good dust jacket. Spine salmon with black lettering. Dust jacket protected with a mylar covering. With scarce dust jacket, lacking most of the lower half of spine, from just above the price through half of the words 'Boni and.' Old tape reinforcement to interior of spine, and one additional piece of tape used to repair front cover. Small closed tear along upper rear hinge. Covers and spine sun-faded, with the flaps still showing bright salmon. Lower third of front hinge splitting. In flexible black cloth boards with gilt lettering to front cover and spine. Spine with three small fraying tears along the lower third. Ink name to the front free endpaper.

First Edition, Second State, #494/1000, with line 339 on page 41 dropping the 'a' in 'mountain,' One of the first approximately 500 copies with the flexible cloth binding and the numbering 5mm. high on the colophon. This copy also with the 'a' dropped from 'water' on page 22, although Gallup cites it as insignificant for determining priority. Dust jacket lacking the period at the end of the boxed announcement.

NF Consignment. Shelved in Case 3.
Item: 1368626
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