An extensive collection of first editions of Eliot's work, approximately 150 books and periodicals, including the following: the first appearance of "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock" in Poetry (June 1915); a very good copy of Ara VusPrec (Ovid Press, 1920); the first appearance of "The Waste Land" in The Dial (November 1922); the first copyright issue of Journey of the Magi (Rudge, 1927); limited signed editions of A Song for Simeon (1928), Animula (1929), Marina (1930) and Triumphal March (1931), as well as the limited signed edition of Ash Wednesday (1930); a near fine copy in dust jacket of the first edition of Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (Faber, 1939); the original appearance of "East Coker" as a supplement to The New English Weekly, (Easter Number, 1940), two variant issues, with the second edition of the poem in The New English Weekly; a complete run of the first separate editions of East Coker (1940), Burnt Norton (1941), The Dry Salvages (1941), and Little Gidding (1942), with the first ap

James S. Jaffe Rare Books
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P.O. Box 930
Deep River, CT 06417
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Specializing in Rare Books & Manuscripts, Literary First Editions, Poetry, Private Press Books, Illustrated Books, Association Copies, Literary Art & Artifacts, Archives & Appraisals
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