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POUND, Ezra. Pavannes and Divisions. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1918.
8° (201 x 140mm). Half-tone portrait frontispiece after E.O. Hoppé. (Occasional light spotting or marking.) Original blue cloth, spine lettered in gilt, upper board with border in blind, lower board with Borzoi device in blind, top edge stained blue [first binding] (extremities a little rubbed and bumped). Provenance: Ezra and Dorothy Pound (5, Holland Place Chambers blindstamp on front free endpaper and half-title; Dorothy Pound's ownership inscription on front free endpaper and annotations identifying 'the really distinguished member' as H. James and 'one of his more serious colleagues' as Hewlett on p.128, ll.6 and 7; Ezra Pound's pencilled corrections on pp.14, 36, 39, 125 and manuscript 'Errata' recording these corrections, save that on p.36, on the lower free endpaper).
FIRST EDITION, FIRST BINDING. FROM THE LONDON LIBRARY OF EZRA AND DOROTHY POUND, with errata corrected in the text in his hand and listed on the lower free endpaper and obscured identities elucidated by her glosses. Gallup Pound (1983) A15.
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