ELIOT, T.S. Journey of the Magi. London: Faber and Faber, .
8vo., yellow boards with black printed cover design by E. McKnight Kauffer; printed on Zander's handmade paper; additional illustration by Kauffer to p.3, preserved in original glassine wrapper; pp. 8; a near-fine copy with some very light spots and darkening to glassine wrapper.
Limited edition, no. 40 of just 350 copies. Number 8 of The Ariel Poems. Including a very charming watermark of a chained unicorn to page 7/8.
A charming 43-line poem, one of five that Eliot contributed to the 38 pamphlets produced in the series by Faber and Faber. As expected, the poem follows the journey of the Three Wise Men as they journey to see the newly-born infant Jesus. With illustratons by the Avant-Garde artist Edward McKnight Kauffer.