Lot 632: T. S. Eliot

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:52:43

Lot 632: Signed book: Ash Wednesday. First edition, limited issue, numbered 398/600. NY: The Fountains Press; London: Faber and Faber, 1930. Hardcover with slipcase, 6 x 8, 28 pages. Autographic condition: fine. Book condition: VG+/None, in a VG- slipcase. Accompanied by a modern postcard depicting Eliot. Written following Eliot's conversion to Anglicanism in 1930, 'Ash Wednesday' is of great biographical and literary importance. In addition to the autobiographical significance of the poem's religious subject matter, it represents a stylistic departure from those poems predating his conversion. A highly desirable edition of this well-known work.Please email Erika.Rosenfeld@RRAuction.com for a complete description of the book's condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $800-1000
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