Skip to main content

Fine Editions Ltd

Fine Editions Ltd
Dante [The Poets on the Poets]. T. S. ELIOT, Thomas Stearns.
Dante [The Poets on the Poets]
Dante [The Poets on the Poets]

Dante [The Poets on the Poets]

London: Faber and Faber, MCMXXIX [1929]. First Impression. Pictorial Boards. First Edition, ordinary copy (there was also a signed, limited edition of 125 copies), in the first-issue dust jacket (without excerpts from reviews on front flap and back panel). Crown 8vo: [8],11-69,[1]pp. Publisher's grey decorated paper-covered boards, spine and upper cover printed in black, top edge stained blue (some copies were stained green); matching dust jacket with marvelous design by Rex Whistler, priced 3s / 6d. A superlative example, virtually pristine inside and out (jacket's spine panel almost imperceptibly toned), one of only 2,000 copies. Gallup A13a. Fine / Fine. Item #BB2602

Second in the short-lived Faber series The Poets on the Poets, preceded by Vita Sackville-West's appreciation of Andrew Marvel and followed by Lascelles Abercrombie's Wordsworth. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $765.00

See all items in MODERN FIRSTS
See all items by ,