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The poems that "established T.S. Eliot decisively as the voice of a disillusioned generation".The poems that "established T.S. Eliot decisively as the voice of a disillusioned generation".Hide synopsis
Description:Very Good. New York: Horace Liveright, 1928: First Edition,...Very Good. New York: Horace Liveright, 1928: First Edition, Third Printing, published in August of 1928 (the first two printings were printed in 1922). This book partially comes with its scarce, original jacket--the jacket is in two pieces and missing the spine panel that could join the two together. The book itself is in Very Good condition, and the jacket is Fair Minus, for obvious reasons. The pages are clean, and slightly age toned. There is a partial, closed tear to the page facing the half title page, as shown in an image posted above. The block cloth shoes edge wear, with fraying to the corners and spine ends. A beautiful copy, well preserved. A nice, early copy, rare, with partial peices of the original jacket present.
Description:Arguably the greatest long poem of the 20th century, a Connolly...Arguably the greatest long poem of the 20th century, a Connolly 100 title, of which Connolly said "Of The Waste Land I will say nothing but that we should read it every April. It is the breviary of post-war disillusion, 'the hope only of empty men, ' written in Switzerland after a near break-down...hard to listen to without tears." GALLUP A6.b. One of 1, 000 numbered copies, of which this is no.89, hand-written on the copyright page; "mount in" on line 339, p.41 uncorrected. Slim octavo; black cloth over flexible boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine and front panel; 64pp. Spine gently sunned (gilt still perfectly legible), trifle rubbing to panels, with a vintage bookseller's label to rear pastedown; a Very Good to Near Fine copy.
Description:Near Very Good in Good jacket. Second edition, hardcover, #426 ...Near Very Good in Good jacket. Second edition, hardcover, #426 (? , last digit is hard to make out as the ink has filled the center part of it) of 1, 000 copies, light bumps to spine ends and corners, boards and page edges a litlle soiled, some light smudges within, otherwise solid, a Near Very Good copy in a Goo only dustjacket which has browning clear tape covering the spine and which has tape shadows to all four corners of each panel from clear tape reinforcements which have since fallen off, dustjacket has a shallow chip to the top edge of the front panel, small chips at corners and some light soiling.
Description:Fine. Second edition, number 681 of 1000 copies. Black cloth, no...Fine. Second edition, number 681 of 1000 copies. Black cloth, no dust jacket. Pages lightly toned, some light rubbing and minor discoloration to boards, spine dull, overall very good, internally clean and with hinges firm, in custom mylar cover.
Description:Good. Third Printing August 1928. Black cloth cover in very...Good. Third Printing August 1928. Black cloth cover in very nice condition. corners not bumped, pages clean, binding appears to be tight.
Description:Good in No jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall One of a thousand...Good in No jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall One of a thousand copies (no number on the limitations page) of what is stated as the Second Edition, but which is actually the second issue of the first edition. Mountain spelled correctly on page 41. Black cloth hardcover with gilt lettering, 7.75" tall, no dustjacket. The covers are lightly rubbed, mainly at the edges, good hinges, sound text block, upper outer margin of page 47 a little ragged from improperly opening the unopened edge (the corresponding extra paper is still attached to the outer edge of page 46), attractive personal bookplate of Elizabeth Owen on front pastedown, pages clean with no other names or markings.
Description:Very Good. Some chipping and browning to covers. Front cover...Very Good. Some chipping and browning to covers. Front cover has several discolorations. Pages are clean. Entered in Donald Gallup's bibliography of Eliot under C135. Published without the dedication to Ezra Pound and without notes. Issue includes contributions by Yeats, Brancusi, Picasso, Sherwood Anderson, Pound, Russell among others. Pictures available upon request.; 8vo.
Description:Very Good. Salmon wraps with nibbled edges and cracks starting...Very Good. Salmon wraps with nibbled edges and cracks starting at front joint with spine; good complete text with first U.S. appearance of Eliot's poem.
Description:First edition. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. The first...First edition. Octavo, original wrappers as issued. The first appearance in the United States of Eliot's masterpiece, "The Waste Land". Some wear to the cover, name to the front free endpaper; a very good copy. A very good copy of one of the most desirable literary journals of the century. "The Waste Land, " T. S. Eliot's masterpiece, is not only one of the key works of modernism but also one of the greatest poetic achievements of the twentieth century.
Description:Fine. New York, Boni & Liveright, 1922. Hardback second edition...Fine. New York, Boni & Liveright, 1922. Hardback second edition, limited to 1000 copies. This being number 299. The second edition is more commonly referred to as the second impression. This copy has 'mountain' misspelt as 'mount in'. Fine condition with darkening to the gilt on the spine, but nothing else of note.
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