POUND, EZRA. Imaginary Letters.

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POUND, EZRA Imaginary Letters Black Sun Press, Paris, 1930

First edition, one of the original 375 copies
8vo; a clean copy in the orginal printed wrapper with fold-over flaps enclosed in a delicate glassine dust jacket, comes enclosed within the publishers beige slipcase, pp. 56; edges untrimmed and some pages unopened; rare glassine dust jacket browned at spine and chipped with some loss, slight toning of slipcase, very good.
Ezra Pound’s Imaginary Letters were originally published between 1917 and 1918 in the Little Review, the American avant-garde literary magazine founded and edited by Margaret C. Anderson.
The Black Sun Press was an English-language publishing house based in Paris. Founded in 1927 by American expatriates Harry and Caresse Crosby, it was responsible for the publication of early works by seminal literary figures such as Joyce, Eliot, D. H. Lawrence, and Hemingway. The books, all handset, were extremely typographically unique. The Black Sun Press closed in 1970, following the death of the influential Caresse Crosby.

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