7 - 8 April 2004
POUND, Ezra. Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. London: The Ovid Press, 1920.
8° (246 x 153mm). Woodcut press devices and initials by and after Edward Wadsworth. Original tan-cloth backed brown cloth, letterpress label to upper board, unopened (lightly marked, extremities slightly rubbed and bumped). Provenance: Black Sun Books, New York (loosely-inserted bookseller's invoice dated 22 June 1984).
FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 200 COPIES, THIS NO. 19 OF 20 SIGNED BY POUND, and dated in autograph '1920' below the signature (Gallup simply states that these 20 copies 'have Ezra Pound's signature on p.'). RARE; only two of the 20 signed copies are recorded at auction by ABPC since 1975. Connolly The Modern Movement 35b; Gallup Pound (1983) A19.
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