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*Rare TS Eliot books feature in new Blackwell’s catalogue,* June 2018

A book of essays inscribed by TS Eliot to Emily Hale is the highlight of
the new Modernisms catalogue from Blackwell’s Rare Books.

During his long relationship with Emily Hale, Eliot sent her a copy of each
of his publications. This copy of The Eighteen-Eighties: Essays by Fellows of
the Royal Society of Literature also carries Hale’s own bookplate (right),
and may have been given away by her in 1957, upon Eliot’s marriage to
Valerie Eliot. The catalogue tells more of the fascinating story behind the
book, which is for sale at £8,500.

The catalogue also contains other Eliot rarities, including a First Edition
of After Strange Gods; a signed copy of Murder In The Cathedral; a copy of
Eliot’s Westminster Abbey funeral service; and a Faber & Faber Christmas
card signed by TS Eliot. The catalogue is available to download here