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HOMAGE TO JOHN DRYDEN. [Hogarth Press] DEDICATION COPY / George Saintsbury.

London: The Hogarth Press, 1924.

First Edition. THE DEDICATION COPY. Eliot, T. S. HOMAGE TO JOHN DRYDEN. Three Essays on Poetry of the Seventeenth Century. [Hogarth Press] Presentation Copy to George Saintsbury. London: Published by Leonard and Virginia Woolf at the Hogarth Press, 1924. Printed illustrated wrappers, 8vo., 46 pages. First edition. Three Essays on Poetry of the Seventeenth Century. [Gallup A7; Woolmer 43 - 2000 copies printed]. Inscribed by Eliot to his older friend & quasi-mentor, George Saintsbury, in black ink on the front endpaper: "Homage to / George Sainstsbury / from his Sincere admirer / T. S. Eliot / 13.xi.24" Saintsbury revised Sir Walter Scott's edition of John Dryden's Works, wrote on Dryden in the "English Men of Letters" series, went on to produce some of his most important works and coined the term "Janeite" in his introduction to an 1894 edition of Pride and Prejudice. Sainstbury, the English writer, literary historian, scholar, & critic & wine expert. [1845-1933]. A very good or better example showing modest use. Contents include "John Dryden"; "The Metaphysical Poets"; and "Andrew Marvell". An exquisite Association Copy. Custom TBCL Clamshell Case. Woolmer 43.

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HOMAGE TO JOHN DRYDEN. [Hogarth Press] DEDICATION COPY / George Saintsbury. T. S. Eliot.