Uncanny Artist Ephemera and Objects for Artists and Collectors
  • First Day Issue Envelope and Stamp (T.S. Eliot)

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    This is a first day issue envelope (3.75" x 6.5") with the T.S. Eliot stamp, which was postmarked Saint Louis, Mo Sep 26 1986 63155.  The envelope has a drawing of a copper-colored cat dressed in a top hat, spats, and gloves, who is leaning on a cane.  The text on the front reads: "T.S. Eliot Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats."  The back of the envelope is stamped "Kribbs' Kover Jekyll Island Georgia."  There is a sheet inside detailing Eliot's life and his poem, "The Naming of Cats."  In excellent condition.