New York: Square $ Series, 1950. Wraps. First Edition. 98 pp. Gray wraps have yapped edges. Chinese characters on front in black, black title front and spine. Edges are just a bit chipped and worn, but sunned. Binding tight. Contents clean. Very Good.
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Annandale-on-Hudson, NY: Quarterly Review of Literature, Bard College, 1949. Wraps. First Edition. 98 pp. Ivory wraps are printed on front in green and black with table of contents, green lettering on spine. Edges a bit worn, but basically very good. Binding tight. Includes articles by Wyndham Lewis, John Senior, Marianne Moore, Harold H. Watts, Richard Eberhart, and Ray B. West, Jr. Glossy green sheet laid in with two poems by Pound, Translations from Cavalcanti. Very Good.
London: Peter Owen Limited, 1956. Hard Cover. First Edition. First English Edition. 135 pp. Purple lettering on spine. Unclipped dj is a mustard-yellow shade with purple lettering on spine, purple title blocks on front. Dj has slightest of creases at lower edge of front and at head of spine. Binding tight and clean, overall contents are minimally aged. Gallup A65b. Very Good / Very Good.
Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, 1958. Hardcover. 243 pp. B/w portrait frontis. Cover slightly scuffed, bottom edges a bit worn. White lettering on spine. Unclipped dj has black front and spine with white lettering. Yellow circles the head of Pound drawing (by Gaudier-Brzeska) on front cover. Dj is creased and chipped at edges. Clean within. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: Boni & Liveright, 1926. Navy Cloth. First. 231 pp. B/w frontis portrait reprod. of head of Pound by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. Cover has two light scratches on front, a bit of wear to spine ends. Bright gilt title on front, sunned gilt on spine. Eps aged, as are contents. A white jacket replaces the original dj, neatly lettered in navy on spine. A few light checks in margins. Some pp uncut. Contains 3 b/w plates, the design for the cover of "Ripostes" and two drawings from that book. Contains all of Ezra Pound's poems to date except the unfinished 'Cantos.' Gallup A27a. Very Good.
Chicago: Pascal Covici, 1927. Brown Cloth. First American. 150 pp. Brown cover has black title block center front and on spine. Cover is edgeworn, soiled, scuffed. Corners bumped. Top edges brown. Ffep has been removed. Original dj has been replaced with a new white jacket, spine lettered in black. Contents lightly aged. Pps 10-11 are creased, untorn. Gallup A25b. Near Very Good.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1954. Hardcover. First. 223 pp. Blue-gray boards have wavy black and gray vertical lines, white paper label on spine printed in black. Spine minimally sunned. Original dj has been replaced w/a white jacket lettered in black on spine. Clean within. Very Good / Very Good.
Norfolk, Connecticut: New Directions, 1954. Hard Cover. First Edition. First American Edition. 464 pp. Subtitle: "Edited with an Introduction by T.S. Eliot." Black cover has bright silver on spine. Touches of bottom edgewear. Front fep shows a fingerprint. Unclipped dj has dark red front and spine with black lettering in white frames. Dj has tiny chips at spine extremities. Dj flaps and the ivory back cover are a bit aged, as are book edges. Gallup A67b. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: New Directions, 1949. Light Blue Cloth. First Thus. 273 pp. B/w frontis portrait reprod. of head of Pound by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska. Cover is sunned and soiled at edges. Gilt title on front, sunned gilt on faded spine. Spine ends worn. Printed bookplate on front paste-down. A white jacket replaces the original dj, neatly lettered on spine. Contains 3 b/w plates, the design for the cover of "Ripostes" and two drawings from that book. "A reprint by offset of the 1926 edition, with the addition of two appendices: Early Poems not previously collected...and Verse of the Thirties..." Gallup A27b. Near Very Good.
London: Elkin Mathews, 1909. Olive Paper over Boards. First. 59 pp. Cover has bright gilt title on front and spine. Spine has been skillfully repaired, small indications remain. Front hinge separated at bottom. Binding tight. Fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Contents clean and tight, slightly aged. Leaf describing "Exultations" has been inserted following p.60. In custom-made red cloth box. Neat handmade white title block with black lettering affixed to spine. Gallup A3. Very Good Plus.
New York: New Directions, 1956. Hardcover. First American. 107 pp. Bright silver on spine. Cover clean and straight, with mere touches of edgewear to bottom. Original dj has been replaced w/white dj lettered in black on spine. Fore-edges and eps are slightly aged. Gallup A70b. Very good.