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    T. S. Eliot. The Waste Land. New York: Boni and Liveright, 1922. First edition, second state, in stiff boards and with the "a" dropped from "mountain" on page 41. Limited to 1,000 numbered copies, of which this is number 552. Ownership signature of Eliot's niece, Theodora Eliot Smith, on the front free endpaper. Octavo. 64 pages. Publisher's full black cloth over boards, front board and spine lettered in gilt. Spine sunned and somewhat worn, some rubbing, mild soiling to boards, with upper corners a bit bumped, a few gutters overopened, a few pages carelessly opened (with some minor loss near fore-edge - no text loss). Very good. Smith was the daughter of Eliot's sister, Charlotte. Gallup A.6.a. From a T. S. Eliot Family Collection.

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