London, South Kensington
1 November 2006
ELIOT, T. S. (1888-1965). The Waste Land. Richmond: The Hogarth Press, 1923. 8°. (Occasional light spotting.) Original blue marbled paper over boards, with paper label (Gallup state 1), unopened (spine faded). FIRST ENGLISH EDITION IN BOOK FORM. ONE OF ABOUT 460 COPIES.
Hand-printed by Morrell's friends Leonard and Virginia Woolf, with the notorious error 'A crowd flowed under London Bridge' (for 'over'). Ottoline Morrell was an early subscriber to the Hogarth Press. Gallup A6c; Woolmer 28.
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