Lot 457 - Eliot (T.S.). The Waste Land, first appearnace, in The Criterion, A Quaterly Review, Vol. I, No.
Eliot (T.S.). The Waste Land, first appearnace, in The Criterion, A Quaterly Review, Vol. I, No. I, October 1922, pub. R. Cobden-Sanderson, untrimmed, original printed cream wrappers, slightly marked and edge-creased (with some minor fraying), cross in blue biro beside last item of contents list on front cover, 8vo. Gallup C135. A good copy of the rare first appearance of one of the most important poems of the twentieth century; this publication came a month before the first American edition in `The Dial` and two months before the first publication in bookform. T.S. Eliot was the founder and editor of `The Criterion`. (1)
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