Pound (Ezra) - Gaudier-Brzeska. A Memoir by Ezra Pound.


Pound (Ezra) - Gaudier-Brzeska. A Memoir by Ezra Pound.

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Gaudier-Brzeska. A Memoir by by Ezra Pound, Including the Published Writings of the Sculptor, and a Selection from His Letters with Thirty-Eight Illustrations, Consisting of Photographs of his Sculpture, and Four Portraits by Walter Bengton, and Numerous Reproductions of Drawings. First edition, first issue, 4to, 26cm, x,168p, 38 plates, London: John Lane, The Bodley Head, New York: John Lane Company, 1916.

One of about 450 (1,000) complete sets of English sheets bound up in 1916 in grey-green cloth boards embossed in blind with a reproduction  of a green stone charm by Gaudier-Brzeska on the front cover (later issues lack this design), spine and upper boards titled in gilt, top edge stained grey-green. Lacks dust-jacket. A very good copy.

(Gallup A10) 1,000 sets of sheets were printed (of which 200 were used for the American issue, 100 were bound up in 1927-28, and 250 were re-issued by Laidlaw and Laidlaw in 1939).

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