1922. Item #90261
ELIOT, T. S. THE WASTE LAND. New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922. First edition, first state. , , 9-64 pp. 8vo., flexible black cloth boards stamped in gilt. Edges untrimmed. Stamped number 394 (of 1,000) on verso of title page. First state, "mountain" spelled correctly with an "a" in line 339 (p. 41). Cloth sunned evenly, spine overopened at p. 48-49, erasures of former owner's pencile notes, verso of half title and pages 10, 12, 16. A few pages have small chips, not affecting text, or faint smudges. Ink date "1/21/1924" on ffep. Bookseller's label on rear pastedown. Overall a good copy, (Gallup, A6a).