The Cantos have been called Ezra Pound's intellectual diary, composed over the course of sixty years. Long out of print as a separate volume--it was ...Show synopsisThe Cantos have been called Ezra Pound's intellectual diary, composed over the course of sixty years. Long out of print as a separate volume--it was originally published in 1933--this epic of nine groupings of poems is now being issued as a New Directions Paperbook.Hide synopsis
Description:Good (Book Condition) Book No DJ 2nd impression. PO sig Good...Good (Book Condition) Book No DJ 2nd impression. PO sig Good only. [Our rating system: 1. Fine; 2. Near fine; 3. Very good; 4. Good; 5. Fair. ]
Publisher: Faber and Faber: London, England. 1997. First printing thus
Description:F/F. ISBN: 0571191169 Fine/Fine Hardcover, full black cloth over...F/F. ISBN: 0571191169 Fine/Fine Hardcover, full black cloth over boards, gilt lettering to spine, 153 pages. Clean, tight, unmarked copy. Dust jacket protected in new mylar wrap.
Description:Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall....Very Good in Very Good jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Black cloth hardcovers in dust jacket. Some slight rubbing to edges of covers. Edges a little soiled. Foxing tp endpapers. Some very slight foxing to text-block. Otherwise a clean, tight and unmarked book in similar unclipped dust jacket, showing some discoloration to spine panel, and a little chipping to extremities. Very neat. Second impression. 154p.
Description:Very Good with no dust jacket; Mild soiling on boards. Few spots...Very Good with no dust jacket; Mild soiling on boards. Few spots of foxing on outer pages. No DJ. No date. 8vo 8"-9" tall; 149 pages.
Description:Fine. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Nd . Black cloth...Fine. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Nd . Black cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Preceded by Hours Press edition. Bit of browning to the outer page edges; light dustsoil to head of pages.
Description:Very Good in Good jacket. 6 x 8 1/2. 154 page hardcover-some...Very Good in Good jacket. 6 x 8 1/2. 154 page hardcover-some pages uncut. Printing of September 1933. Dust jacket is good condition with the major flaw of a missing chip at spine top-so Ezra and the d in pound is missing. Price (7s.6d. ) on inside flap. Exterior is full black cloth with title on spine in gold. Interior is unmarked, tight and clean. Beautifully produced book-printed by Maclehose and Company.
Description:Hardback, 8vo, 154 pp, black cloth, spine gilt, fore and lower...Hardback, 8vo, 154 pp, black cloth, spine gilt, fore and lower page edges untrimmed; good, spine cocked, bobbing and lights stains to rear board, owner inscription on ffep, 7" split to spine at junction with lower board; 1st edition.
Description:Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Early printing. Page 61/62 w...Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Early printing. Page 61/62 w/previously offending word now reading "sh-t." Originally published in 1930 in Paris, this U.S. edition precedes the U.K. edition. Black full-cloth (buckram) boards, silver stamped spine titles, lt. shelf wear, rub. Deckled linen pages, lt. wear, no writing. Small bookstore label inside frt. board: The Grolier Book Shop, 6 Plympton St., Cambridge. Bind solid; hinges intact. Thirty poetical pieces of Ezra Pound's stations of existence. The bulk of Pound's work on The Cantos began after his move to Italy. Like all other great epics, it is the story of good and evil, a descent into hell and the progression to paradise. Its hundreds of characters fall into three groups: those who enjoy hell and stay there; those who experience a metamorphosis and want to leave; and a few who lead the rest to paradiso terrestre. Designed by Robert S. Josephy. Printed in the United States of America by J.J. Little and Ives & Sons, New York. 149 pages. Insured post.
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