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POUND, Ezra. Umbra. London: The Riverside Press Limited for Elkin Mathews, 1920.
4° (193 x 143mm). Printed on light blue/grey paper. (Occasional light marking.) Original vellum-backed boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt, fore-edge uncut, lower edge trimmed, silk marker, later cloth box with gilt morocco lettering-piece (spine and boards slightly darkened and marked, extremities a little rubbed). Provenance: L.M. Munby (inscription with quotation dated 11 November 1936 on upper pastedown).
FIRST EDITION, NO. 99 OF 100 COPIES SIGNED AND DATED '1920' BY POUND. Gallup notes that only some of the signed copies were also dated by Pound. Gallup Pound (1983) A20b.
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