FOUR QUARTETS. T. S. Eliot, Thomas Stearns.
First American edition with less than a thousand copies surviving after early recall

New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1943. First American edition. One of 788 copies left after recall and one of a handful surviving in Fine condition. Book Fine, bright and unmarked, but with minor spotting to bottom edge of text block. In a Fine example of the first issue dust jacket with a tiny nick on the lower edge of the front panel and trace wear at top of spine. Four interrelated poems, issued separately in the UK and collected for the first time in this book. Eliot's last great work and a book that is on just about every high spot list of modern literature and poetry. Housed in a custom slipcase. Fine in Fine dust jacket. (Item #379)

Price: $4,000

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