POUND, EZRA. 1885-1972. Five early works:

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Lot 278
POUND, EZRA. 1885-1972.
Five early works:

US$ 1,200 - 1,800
£ 970 - 1,500
POUND, EZRA. 1885-1972.
Five early works:
1. Personae. London: Elkin Mathews, 1909. Small 8vo. Title printed in red and black. Publisher's drab paper boards gilt-lettered on front cover and spine. FIRST EDITION. Gallup A3a.
2. Exultations. London: Elkin Mathews, 1909. Small 8vo. Title printed in red and black. 2-page publisher's advertisement for Personae and 8-page publisher's catalogue of the "Vigo Cabinet" and "Satchel" series bound in at the end. Publisher's red paper boards gilt-lettered on front cover and spine. FIRST EDITION. Gallup A4a.
3. Canzoni. London: Elkin Mathews, 1911. Small 8vo. Title printed in red and black. 4-page publisher's advertisement for Personae and Exultations bound in at the end. Publisher's gray cloth, original(?) glassine dust-jacket. Provenance: Glenway Wescott (1901-1987), American novelist and part of the literary Paris left bank circle in the 1920s and 30s and Monroe Wheeler (1899-1988) American publisher (their tiny owner's blindstamp on title). FIRST EDITION. Gallup A7a.
4. Lustra. London: Elkin Mathews, 1916. 8vo. Photogravure portrait frontispiece by Alvin Langdon Coburn. Original tan boards lettered in blue. Provenance: Blackwell (bookseller's ticket and book mark). FIRST EDITION., second impression (with 116 pp). Gallup A11b.
5. Quia Pauper Amavi. London: Egoist, [1919]. Tall 8vo, uncut. Original green cloth backed boards, paper spine label. Gallup A17a.
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