May 20, 2021 12:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 33
 

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[Literature] Eliot, T.S.
The Waste Land

New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922. First edition, second issue (with 2 mm rubber stamp on colophon, "water" spelled correctly on p. 22, "mountain" spelled without "a" in line 339, p. 41), #738/1,000 copies. Original stiff black cloth, stamped in gilt; all edges untrimmed; ownership signature on front paste-down; newspaper clippings mounted on front paste-down, verso of front free endpaper, and rear endpaper, offsetting from same on front free endpaper, half-title, and rear paste-down; offsetting on copyright page and second half-title; underlining in pencil on pp. 29-32; in original first state salmon dust-jacket (with periods after both sentences in the boxed announcement on front panel), worn, lettered in black, lower spine panel perished, front panel hinge reinforced, soiling and three open tears at head of front panel, chip at bottom rear panel, inscription in ink at top of same, creasing to front flap edge. Gallup A6a.

Sold for $1,260
Estimated at $2,000 - $3,000


 

New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922. First edition, second issue (with 2 mm rubber stamp on colophon, "water" spelled correctly on p. 22, "mountain" spelled without "a" in line 339, p. 41), #738/1,000 copies. Original stiff black cloth, stamped in gilt; all edges untrimmed; ownership signature on front paste-down; newspaper clippings mounted on front paste-down, verso of front free endpaper, and rear endpaper, offsetting from same on front free endpaper, half-title, and rear paste-down; offsetting on copyright page and second half-title; underlining in pencil on pp. 29-32; in original first state salmon dust-jacket (with periods after both sentences in the boxed announcement on front panel), worn, lettered in black, lower spine panel perished, front panel hinge reinforced, soiling and three open tears at head of front panel, chip at bottom rear panel, inscription in ink at top of same, creasing to front flap edge. Gallup A6a.

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