7 - 8 April 2004
POUND, Ezra. Quia pauper amavi. London: The De La More Press Ltd for The Egoist Ltd, .
8° (248 x 157mm). (A few leaves somewhat spotted or marked.) Original cloth-backed boards, letterpress label on spine (outer edges of boards a little darkened).
FIRST EDITION, LIMITED TO 110 COPIES, THIS NO. 30 OF 100 SIGNED BY POUND. THE FIRST ENGLISH PUBLICATION OF CANTOS I-III IN BOOK FORM. The Cantos are published here in the order II, III, I, as in the first American edition of Lustra (see previous lot). The misprint on p.34--'Wherefore' for 'Wherefrom'--has been corrected in manuscript by Pound. Gallup Pound (1983) A17b.
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