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Rare first editions, signed and inscribed copies, deluxe and collectible editions of books of poetry; also individual poems and related ephemera.

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  1. 82347
    First edition, first printing, second state binding in stiff boards with the numbers in the colophon 2 mm in height. From the library of Eileen Lane Kinney, with her bookplate to the front free endpaper. Eileen Lane was a member of the inner circle of modernist artists and writers based in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s. She... Learn More
    £2,750

    Stock Code: 82347

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  2. 133955detail
    First edition, first impression of each of the separately published of the Four Quartets, except East Coker, which is the third (first Faber) edition as usual, following two rare offprint issues. Learn More
    £1,000

    Stock Code: 133955

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  3. 130847comp
    First edition, first impression, signed by the author on the title page, with his printed name struck through. A collection of Eliot's "most important" literary essays which "revisit the French symbolists and the development of language in twentieth-century poetry" (ODNB). Dedicated to Valerie, his secretary, whom he married... Learn More
    £1,250

    Stock Code: 130847

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  4. 129587
    First UK edition in book form, sole impression, one of about 460 copies hand-printed by the Woolfs, with the title label in the first state with asterisks (one of three states noted by Gallup, with no priority). The Waste Land was originally published in the first issue of The Criterion, the quarterly review which Eliot... Learn More
    £7,500

    Stock Code: 129587

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  5. 129697

    Poems.

    New York: 1927

    Second US edition, first printing, following the first US edition of 1920. Learn More
    £350

    Stock Code: 129697

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  6. Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats.
    First edition, first impression. A handsomely bound copy. Learn More
    £1,375

    Stock Code: 100936

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  7. Four Quartets.
    First collected edition, first impression with the slug "First American Edition" to the verso of the title page. In the first issue dust jacket with nine titles on the lower panel and 2.00 price to the front flap. This printing was recalled by the publishers after only 788 copies had been distributed on the grounds that... Learn More
    £2,000

    Stock Code: 52058

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