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Eliot T. S. Four Quartets

First Edition Prices, Values and Auction Results

 T.S. Eliot was among the most prominent and effective writers of the twentieth century, with his work as a poet stands out among his resume of essays, plays, and verse work. Much of Eliot's poetry work was published individually before they were compiled into larger volumes. The poems featured in this title were published separately over the course of six years, linked by a common theme being the relationship between a man and the divine. The poems beautifully combine Catholicism with the more mystical and spiritual and philosophical beliefs of the time, referencing eastern as well as western spiritual works. This first edition is unique not just in its status, but in that it is limited to 290 copies signed by the author.

We collected a sample of 13 auction results of Eliot, T. S.'s Four Quartets from 2 different auction houses. The lowest overall price realized in our sample was $96 and the highest overall price realized was $3210. The overall average price was $1334 and the median price realized for the book was $1672. There were 6 auctions (100%) with a price realized below the low estimate, 0 auctions (0%) exceeding the high estimates, and 0 auctions (0%) within the range of the low and high estimates. Auctions of interest include: a Bonhams sale on November 09, 2016 of a 1960 - Oficina Bodoni edition for $2508 that signed by the author; a Bonhams sale on September 20, 2005 of a 1949 - Faber edition for $3210 that with an inscription from author to his godson;

Recent Auction Results:

Auction House Auction Date Author Title City Publisher Year Estimate Sale Price Auction Page Other Copies
Bonhams November 9, 2016 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets Verona Oficina Bodoni 1960 - $2508 Bonhams Copies for Sale
PBA June 30, 2016 Eliot, T.S. Four Quartets London Faber and Faber 1960 $3000-$5000 $2040 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA January 14, 2016 Eliot, T.S. Four Quartets New York Harcourt, Brace 1943 $200-$300 $132 PBA Copies for Sale
Bonhams March 19, 2013 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets Faber 1944 - $1672 Bonhams Copies for Sale
Bonhams November 13, 2012 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets Verona Oficina Bodoni 1960 - $2173 Bonhams Copies for Sale
PBA April 29, 2010 Eliot, T.S. Four Quartets New York Harcourt, Brace 1943 $200-$300 $156 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA December 17, 2009 Eliot, T.S. Four Quartets New York Harcourt, Brace 1943 $1500-$2500 $1440 PBA Copies for Sale
PBA October 9, 2008 Eliot, T.S. Four Quartets New York Harcourt, Brace 1943 $300-$500 $180 PBA Copies for Sale
Bonhams July 3, 2007 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets Faber 1940 - $208 Bonhams Copies for Sale
Bonhams July 3, 2007 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets Verona Oficina Bodoni 1960 - $2006 Bonhams Copies for Sale
PBA June 22, 2006 Eliot, T.S. Four Quartets New York Harcourt, Brace 1943 $150-$250 $96 PBA Copies for Sale
Bonhams November 8, 2005 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets Verona Oficina Bodoni 1960 - $1525 Bonhams Copies for Sale
Bonhams September 20, 2005 Eliot, T. S. Four Quartets Faber 1949 - $3210 Bonhams Copies for Sale