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Pound, Ezra

Pound, Ezra. Exultations. Elkin Mathews, London (1909). 500 copies printed; first issue (with the OF on the spine).

Pound, Ezra. Personae. Elkin Matthews, London (1909). 500 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. The Book of the Poets' Club. Christmas, London (1909). the first printing of four poems by Pound: In Epitaphium, Epigram, Song and Parcelus in Excelsisl; Other contributors to this anthology include T.E. Hulme and Regina Miriam Bloch

Pound, Ezra. Provenca. Small, Maynard and Co., Boston (1910). Poems Selected from Personae, Exultations, and Canzoniere of Ezra Pound; 200 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. The Spirit of Romance. E. P. Dutton and Co., New York (1910). An Attempt to Define Somewhat the Charm of the Pre- Renaissance Literature of Latin Europe; 300 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. THE SPIRIT OF ROMANCE. J. M. Dent and Sons, London (1910). AN ATTEMPT TO DEFINE SOMEWHAT THE CHARM OF THE PRE-RENAISSANCE LITERATURE OF LATIN EUROPE; Total 1250 copies printed; 300 sets were used for the American issue

Pound, Ezra. Canzoni. Elkin Mathews and John Lane, London (1911). 1000 copies printed; not more than 500 were later issued as part of the combined volume Canzoni and Ripostes (1913); Canzoni includes The Tree, among other archaic poems; and some somewhat less archaic pieces, such as Song in the Manner of Housman.

Pound, Ezra. Ripostes of Ezra Pound. Stephen Swift and Co, London (1912). Whereto Are Appended The Complete Poetical Works of T. E. Hulme; With Prefatory Note; Ripostes contains several of Pound's best early poems, including Portrait D'Une Femme, An Object, The Seafarer and The Return; 1000 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. SONNETS AND BALLATE OF GUIDO CAVALCANTI. Stephen Swift and Co, London (1912). With Translations of Them and an Introduction by Ezra Pound.

Pound, Ezra. THE SONNETS AND BALLATE OF GUIDO CAVALCANTI. Small Maynard and Company, Boston (1912). With Translations and an Introduction by Ezra Pound.

Pound, Ezra. Canzoni and Ripostes. Elkin Mathews, Cork Street, London (1913). whereto are appended the complete poetical works of T E Hulme; 500 copies.

Pound, Ezra. Personae and Exultations. Elkin Mathews, London (1913). 1000 sets of sheets were originally printed for the separate volumes

Pound, Ezra. Des Imagistes. Albert and Charles Boni, New York (1914). Richard Aldington (ten poems), H.D. (seven poems), F.S. Flint (five poems), William Carlos Williams (one poem), James Joyce (one poem), Ezra Pound (six poems); Ford Madox Hueffer, John Cournos, Amy Lowell, Skipwith Cannell, and Allen Upward are contributors.; An Anthology

Pound, Ezra. Cathay. Elkin Mathews, London (1915). Translations by For the Most Part from the Chinese; designed by Jack Yeats

Pound, Ezra. Catholic Anthology. Elkin Mathews, London (1915). 500 copies; Cover design by Dorothy Shakespear. Pound contributes nine poems. T.S. Eliot contributes five poems, including The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock; Other contributors include W.B. Yeats, Edgar Lee Masters, Harriet Monroe, Carl Sandburg, Harold Monro, Allen Upward, William Carlos Williams (two poems), Alfred Kreymbourg and John Rodker (four poems).

Pound, Ezra. RIPOSTES. Elkin Matthews, London (1915). WHERETO ARE APPENDED THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF T.E. HULME WITH PREFATORY NOTE; 400 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Certain Noble Plays of Japan. Cuala Press, Churchtown, Dundrum (1916). From the Manuscripts of Ernest Fenollosa; Chosen and Finished by Ezra Pound, with an Introduction by William Butler Yeats; 350 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. GAUDIER-BRZESKA. John Lane, London, Bodley Head, New York (1916). A Memoir 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 Benington, and numerous reproductions of drawings; 1,000 sets of sheets were printed, about 450 copies were for the English issue; Approximately 200 were used at the time for the American issue; Another 100 were later bound in 1927-28 and the last 250 sets were issued by Laidlaw and Laidlaw in 1939

Pound, Ezra. Lustra. Elkin Mathews, London (1916). Frontispiece portrait of Pound by Alvin Langdon Coburn; Bookplate of San Francisco poet Frederick W. Reid, designed by Jack Yeats; 800 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Noh, or, Accomplishment. MacMillan and Co, London (1916). Ernest Fenollosa; A Study of the Classical Stage of Japan; 1250 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Dialogues of Fontenelle. The Egoist Ltd, London (1917). Translated by Ezra Pound; Bookplate of San Francisco poet Frederick W. Reid, designed by Jack Yeats; 500 copies printed.

Eliot, T.S. Ezra Pound. Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1917). His Metric and Poetry; Pound, Ezra; 1000 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. LUSTRA. Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1917). WITH EARLIER POEMS; 60 copies.

Yeats, John Butler. Passages from the Letters of John Butler Yeats. Cuala Press, Churchtown, County of Dublin (1917). Two page introduction by Pound; 400 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Pavannes and Divisions. Alfred A. Knopf, New York (1918). illustrated (with a frontispiece portrait, reproducing a photograph of Ezra Pound by E. O. Hoppe).

Pound, Ezra. The Little Review. Margaret Anderson, New York (1918). Contributions by Ezra Pound T. S. Eliot, Ethel Coburn Mayne and others

Pound, Ezra. Quia Pauper Amavi. Egoist, London (1919). Total 600 copies printed; correction by Pound of the misprint on line 24 of page 34, correcting Wherefore to Wherefrom (some copies were not corrected).

Pound, Ezra. Hugh Selwyn Mauberley. Ovid Press, London (1920). Woodcut initials and colophon by Edward Wadsworth; 200 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Umbra. Elkin Mathews, London (1920). The Early Poems of Ezra Pound; All that he now wishes to keep in circulation from Personae, Exultations, Ripostes, etc; With translations from Guido Cavalcanti and Arnout Daniel and poems by the late T E Hulme; Total 1000 copies printed; 100 copies in first edition.

Pound, Ezra. Poems. Boni and Liveright, New York (1921).

Pound, Ezra. INDISCRETIONS. Three Mountains Press, (1923). or, Une Revue de Deux Mondes; Bird, William; 300 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Personae. New Directions, New York (1926).

Pound, Ezra. Personae. Boni and Liveright, New York (1926). The Collected Poems of Ezra Pound. Including Ripostes, Lustra, Homage To Sextus Propertius, H. S. Mauberley

Pound, Ezra. ANTHEIL And THE TREATISE ON HARMONY. Pascal Covici, Chicago (1927).

Pound, Ezra. Selected Poems. Faber and Gwyer, London (1928). Edited with an Introduction by TS Eliot; 100 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Ta Hio. University of Washington Book Store, Seattle (1928). The Great Learning. Newly Rendered into the American Language; 575 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. A Draft of XXX Cantos. Hours Press, Paris (1930). Woodcut initials designed by Dorothy Shakespeare; 200 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Imaginary Letters. Black Sun Press, Paris (1930). Total 375 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. How To Read. Desmond Harmsworth, London (1931).

Pound, Ezra. Profile. Giovanni Scheiwiller, Milan (1932). An Anthology collected in MCMXXXI; 250 copies; Collects representative work by all the key Modernist writers of the time including Aldington, Bunting, Cummings, H.D., Eliot, Hemingway, Hulme, Joyce, Loy, McAlmon, Moore, Pound, Parker Tyler, Williams, Yeats, Zukofsky and others.

Pound, Ezra. A Draft of XXX Cantos. Faber and Faber (1933).

Pound, Ezra. A Draft of XXX Cantos. Farrar and Rinehart, New York (1933). 1000 copies printed; First issue, with a cancel leaf at pages 61-62, the offending word reading sh-t on both pages.

Pound, Ezra. Active Anthology. Faber and Faber, London (1933). The book concludes with a three page essay by him, Notes on Particular Details. ''An assortment of writers, mostly ill-known'' (blurb) also contribute, including T.S. Eliot, Basil Bunting, Ernest Hemingway, E.E. Cummings, Marianne Moore, George Oppen, Louis Zukosky etc. E.E. Cummings translates the selection of poems by Louis Aragon; 750 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Cantos. Farrar and Rinehart, New York (1933). Some Testimonies by Ernest Hemingway, Ford Maddox Ford, T. S. Eliot, Hugh Walpole, Archibald Macleish, James Joyce and Others

Pound, Ezra. ABC of Reading. Routledge, London (1934).

Pound, Ezra. ABC of Reading. Yale University Press, New Haven (1934). 1016 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Eleven New Cantos. Farrar and Rinehart, New York (1934). XXXI-XLI; 1500 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Homage to Sextus Propertius. Faber and Faber, London (1934). 1000 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Jefferson and/or Mussolini. Liveright Publishing Corp, New York (1935).

Pound, Ezra. Jefferson and/or Mussolini. Stanley Nott, London (1935). L'idea Statale Fascism as I Have Seen it

Pound, Ezra. Make It New. Yale University Press, New Haven (1935). 1000 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Ta Hio. Stanley Nott, London (1936). The Great Learning of Confucius Newly Rendered into the American Language; 3000 copies printed.

Fenollosa, Ernest. The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry. Stanley Nott, London (1936). An Ars Poetica; With a Foreword and Notes by Ezra Pound; 2000 copies; Bookplate of San Francisco poet Frederick W. Reid, designed by Jack Yeats.

Fenollosa, Ernest. The Chinese Written Character as a Medium for Poetry. Arrow Editions, New York (1936). With a Foreword by Ezra Pound.

Pound, Ezra. Polite Essays. Faber and Faber, London (1937). Seventeen literary essays on Harold Munro, Housman, Joyce, Dante, etc

Pound, Ezra. The Fifth Decad of Cantos. Faber and Faber, London (1937). 750 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. The Fifth Decad of Cantos. New Directions, Norfolk, Connecticut (1937). 419 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Culture. New Directions, Norwalk, Connecticut (1938).

Pound, Ezra. ABC of Economics. New Directions, Norfolk (1940). 300 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Cantos. Faber and Faber, London (1940). LII-LXXI; 1000 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Cantos. New Directions, New York (1940). LII-LXXI; 500 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Polite Essays. New Directions, Norfolk (1940). 700 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. The Fifth Decad of Cantos. Farrar and Rinehart, New York (1940). 419 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. The Fifth Decad of Cantos. New Directions, New York (1940).

Pound, Ezra. CONFUCIO. Scuola Tipografica Orfanotrofio Emiliani, Rapallo (1942). TA S'EU DAI GAKU STUDIO INTEGRALE; Chinese text with Italian translations by Pound and Alberto Luchini

Pound, Ezra. Confucius. New Directions, Norfolk (1947). The Unwobbling Pivot and The Great Digest; With notes and commentary on the text and the ideograms, together with Ciu Hsi's Preface to the Chung Yung and Tseng's commentary on the Testament; Pharos - Number Four

Pound, Ezra. If This be Treason. Tip Nuova, Siena, Italy (1948). e.e. cummings/examind; James Joyce: to his memory; A french accent; Canto 45 and Blast; 300 copies.

Pound, Ezra. If This be Treason. Olga Rudge Nuova Siena, Nuova Siena (1948). e.e. cummings/examined, James Joyce: to his memory, A french accent, Canto 45, Blast; 300 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. The Pisan Cantos. James Laughlin, New York (1948).

Pound, Ezra. The Pisan Cantos. New Directions, New York (1948). 1525 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Personae the Collected Poems of Ezra Pound. New Directions Book, New York (1949).

Pound, Ezra. The Pisan Cantos. Faber and Faber, London (1949).

Pound, Ezra. Cinco Poesias de Ezra Pound. Pandenus Press, Miami (1952). 225 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. The Literary Essays Of Ezra Pound. New Directions, New York (1954). Edited with an Introduction by T.S. Eliot

Pound, Ezra. SECTION. All'Insegna Del Pesce D'Oro, Milan (1955). ROCK-DRILL, 85-95 DE LOS CANTARES; 500 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Section. New Directions, New York (1956). Rock-Drill, 85-95 de los cantares

Pound, Ezra. Diptych Rome-London. New Directions, New York (1957). Homage to Sextus Propertius and Hugh Selwyn Mauberley Contacts and Life; 200 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Diptych-Rome-London. Faber and Faber, London (1957). 200 copies; Number 1-125 copies for the United States and 126-175 copies for Great Britain and 176-200 copies for Italy

Pound, Ezra. Selected Poems. New Directions, New York (1957).

Pound, Ezra. Thrones. New Directions, New York (1959). 96-109 De Los Cantares

Pound, Ezra. Thrones. all'Insegna del pesce d'oro, Milano (1959). 96-109 de los cantares; 300 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Gaudier-Brzeska. Marvel Press, East Yorkshire (1960). A Memoir; 28 plates.

Pound, Ezra. Etre Citoyen Romain etait un privilege. Editions Dynamo, Liege (1965). Etre Citoyen Moderne est une calamite; 51 copies.

Pound, Ezra. The Seafarer. Ars Librorum Gotthard de Beauclair, Frankf.a.M (1965). From the Anglo-Saxon. With a portrait of the poet by Oskar Kokoschka; 225 copies.

Pound, Ezra. CAVALCANTI POEMS. New Directions, New York (1966). 200 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Ezra Pound's Cavalcanti Poems. New Directions, New York (1966). Total 200 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Redondillas. New Directions, New York (1967). Or Something of That Sort; Introductory note by Noel Stock; 110 copies.

Pound, Ezra. Drafts and Fragments of Cantos. Stone Wall Press, London and Iowa City (1968). CX - CXVII; 310 copies; numbers 1-200 were for sale in the USA, numbers 210-300 for sale in the UK through Faber, and numbers 301-10 were hors commerce

Pound, Ezra. Drafts and Fragments of Cantos. New Directions, New York (1968). CX-CXVII; 310 copies printed.

Laughlin, James. Gists and Piths. Windhover Press, Iowa City (1982). A memoir of Ezra Pound; 520 copies; 25 special copies.

Pound, Ezra. Forked Branches. Windhover Press, Iowa City (1985). Translations of Medieval Poems; Edited by Charlotte Ward, with an Introduction by James Laughlin; Coloured frontispiece wood-engraving by Dellas Henke; 200 copies.

Pound, Ezra. Cathay. Limited Editions Club, New York (1992). Seven Color Woodcuts by Francesco Celemente; 300 copies printed.

Pound, Ezra. Henri gaudier-brzeska. Tristram (1992). Roger, Christian

Pound, Ezra. CATHAY. Limited Ediions Club, New York (1993). Poems After Li Po; translations from the Chinese with woodcut illustrations by Francesco Clemente; 300 NUMBERED COPIES