Collection: W. B. Yeats Library >> Lustra of Ezra Pound.
Lustra of Ezra Pound.
|Main Creator:||Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972|
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[London : Elkin Mathews, 1916].
"200 copies privately printed", of which Yeats Library holds nos. 59 & 91.
Title page with red circular stamp "EP", designed by Edmund Dulac.
"First edition, first impression (unabridged text) ... These copies, although technically not published, were in fact sold by Elkin Mathews to those who requested the unabridged text when ordering the book. For the second impression, nine additional poems were omitted [i.e. in addition to four already omitted in the printing of this first impression] and one title altered ..."--Gallup.
Poems reprinted, in part, from various periodicals.
"Cathay, for the most part from the Chinese of Rihaku [i.e. Li Bai] from the notes of the late Ernest Fenollosa, and the decipherings of the professors Mori and Ariga" : pages -102.
With frontispiece portrait from photograph by Alvin Langdon Coburn.
With bookplate of W. B. Yeats on front pastedown.
Physical description: 4 preliminary leaves, 9-124 pages,  leaf of plates : frontispiece (portrait) ; 21 cm.
Citations/References: Gallup, D. Pound (1983 ed.), A11a
Citations/References: A descriptive catalog of W. B. Yeats's library, Edward O'Shea. - New York ; London : Garland, 1985. page 213.
|Contained in:||W. B. Yeats Library|
YL 1624 ; YL 1624a: From the Library of W. B. Yeats.