Very Good. No Jacket. No edition or printing stated; copyright page states 1926, but the last poem is dated Townsman, 1938. Sml 8vo in light blue cloth stamped in gold on the spn and frnt pnl. Prev. owner's name on uppr frnt fly, and slt browned spn; else VG no dust jacket.
Good. American edition originally published by Boni Liveright in 1926. New Directions 1949. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, frontispiece + x + 273 pages, gilt titles on blue cloth. A good, sturdy hard cover reading copy with moderate shelf wear, cover cloth color faded and rubbed at all corners; binding solid, paper lightly yellowed with a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Without dust jacket.
Octavo; G/G; Tan spine with blue text; Boards have shelfwear and is age toned, rubbed edges; DJ age toned with tears on edges and spine; Boards strong, some wear along head edge, rear hinge is cracked; Textblock is age toned with foxing and deckled fore edge; pp 273. Rockville.
Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" Tall. Second impression; 1926 at copyright page, no other printings stated. Appendix I includes early poems, not previously collected, including the poems of T.E. Hulme, and Appendix II w/verse of the thirties, first printed in The New English Weekly, and added to this collection in 1949. Lt. blue full cloth boards, gilt cover and spine titles, lt. shelf wear, spine fade. Pages fine, clean. Frontispiece sketch of Pound by Gaudier-Brzeska. Bind strong; hinges fully intact. This volume is the definitive collection of the early poems of Ezra Pound. Here we find the lyrics in the vein of the Provencal Troubadours, the satiric poems of the London period, the beautiful translations from the early French and Italian poets, and from the Chinese, the poems of his maturity such as "Mauberley" and the wonderful description of the Roman poet Propertius. Pound's Cantos are found in a seperate volume. For this edition of Persoae Mr. Pound has added a number of poems from magazines and early volumes which he now considers deserving a permanent collection. 273 pages. Insured post.
Very Good in Good jacket. Later edition, c. 1956. Hardcover, blue cloth. Very Good copy in a Good dust jacket. Spine and edges of the cloth are sunned; light wear to the corners; clean text; sound binding. THe DJ is almost completely spliut along the left hinge of the spine, but a 1-inch piece is keeping it intact; rub to the front panel, including a small puncture; original price on flap ($3.50) present. DJ now presented in a mylar wrap.
Very Good. Hardcover book in grey dust jacket, in very good condiiton. New Directions, 1926, stated fourth printing. Dust jacket is also very good, not price clipped, and protected in Brodart covering. Blue cloth binding, unmarked pages. 273 pp.
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