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POUND, Ezra. A Draft of the Cantos 17 to 27. London: J. Curwen & Sons Ltd. for John Rodker, 1928.
2° (380 x 255mm). Title and text printed in red and black. 11 woodcut initials printed in red and black and 7 woodcut tailpieces after Gladys Hynes. (Some light offsetting from initials onto text.) Original red-stained vellum, upper board lettered in gilt (extremities a little rubbed).
FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 101 COPIES, THIS NO. 46 OF 70 ON ROMA PAPER. Loosely inserted is a 4-page, 2° prospectus for the work, printed in red and black and illustrated with two of the initials. Gallup Pound (1983) A29 (describing the prospectus in a note).
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