London: Privately printed [by Elkin Mathews], 1916.
First edition, first impression, with text unabridged, No. 185 of 200 copies, SIGNED by Pound with his orange chop ("EP" design). Photogravure frontispiece portrait by Alvin Langdon Coburn. 124 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. One of 200, Signed. Original coarse-grained buckram, lettered in blue. Cloth a bit soiled, some minor foxing, else about fine. Bookplate of Coman Leavenworth and his own red-stamped chop on the flyleaf. Gallup A11a; Connolly, Modern Movement, 35. Item #234272
An ex-patriot American, Ezra Pound was one of the key figures of the Modernist movement, acting as editor for both T.S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway and James Joyce while being a prolific poet in his own right.
This is the scarce first edition. A second edition of "about 800 copies" (Gallup) was published in the same year.
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