London: Faber & Faber, 1952. First Edition. 8vo. xi, , 177, . Original pale blue cloth, brown spine label, original dust-wrapper unclipped (a few trifle nicks, spine soiled, evidence of circular label at foot of spine). Preserved by a mylar sleeve. Very good. Item #2677
This bibliography features T.S. Eliot's presentation inscription to the poet and Dante scholar Edigio Guidobaldi: To Fr. Egidio Guidobaldi with the compliments of T.S. Eliot." According to Rare Book Hub, which currently lists more than 8 million records in the Rare Book Transactions History database, no similar copy has ever appeared at auction.
The bibliography itself is a model of its kind, being a fundamental bibliographical analysis of the first and subsequent editions by Eliot, his contributions to periodicals, and foreign translations.