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POUND, Ezra. Selected Poems. Edited by T.S. Eliot. London: Butler & Tanner Ltd for Faber & Gwyer Ltd, 1928.
8° (196 x 134mm). (Occasional light marking.) Original vellum-backed boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, others uncut (boards lightly marked, vellum slightly spotted, corners lightly rubbed). Provenance: Basil Burton (bookplate).
FIRST EDITION, NO. 18 OF 100 COPIES SIGNED BY POUND. Selected Poems contains all but 16 of the poems contained in Personae (New York: 1926), and adds five early poems, grouped under the title 'Early Poems Rejected by the Author and Omitted from His Collected Edition'. Gallup Pound (1983) A30b.
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