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Eliot, T. S.
(Four Quartets): East Coker (First Edition), the Dry Savages (First Edition), Burnt Norton (First Edition), and Little Gidding (First Edition) (Poetry | Poems)
London: Faber & Faber, 1940. Paperback. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Rare. All four are FIRST EDITIONS, first printings including the rare East Coker in EXCELLENT condition and a first printing of The Dry Salvages in with the rare, original glassine Dust Jacket. The complete set is in EXCELLENT condition. Special provenance. This was acquired by Dorothy Ziern (born 1917 (still alive! )) acquired this book from the Eliot estate at Westminster Place here in St. Louis. It has been in possession of Ziern-Hanon Galleries from this acquision. Photos available upon request. A good gift. Full description: EAST COKER: First Edition, first printing of the first and scarcest of eliot's 'Four Quartets'. 16 pages. Yellow paper wrappers printed in black over white card covers, stapled. Near FINE, with the usual toning and trivial loss to the base of the spine, the fragile flap folds and spine have been almost invisibly reinforced with japanese tissue on the verso; Internally, unusually clean and bright. THE DRY SALVAGES: First Edition, first printing with rare glassine dust jacket. No defects with just a hing to wear to the top & bottom of the spine. LITTLE GIDDING: First Edition, first printing. Full purple staple wraps in Excellent condition with just to the tom front corner bumped. BURNT NORTON: First edition, first printing. Full blue stapled wraps with black lettering, slightly darkened at the edges from handling else in Excellent condition. Near Fine. [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover; In Dust Jacket]
Bookseller: Ziern-Hanon Galleries [U.S.A.]

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