Quia Pauper Amavi


Pound, Ezra

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Pound, Ezra. Quia Pauper Amavi. London: The Egoist Press, 1919. First edition. pp. 51. Tall, slim 8vo. Issued in a limited printing of 600 copies, the original binding for the first 500 being in green cloth. This professional re-binding was designed to emulate the original binding, with the addition of the half leather, gilt lettering to the spine, and fresh endpapers. Some minor staining to bottom of some pages, not affecting text, and a few incidents of foxing; otherwise in near fine condition. With the usual correction, in Pound’s hand, at p. 34 changing ‘wherefore’ to ‘wherefrom’. See Gallup, Donald; Ezra Pound: A Bibliobraphy (Published: University of Virginia Press), A17a. Leather Bound. (#1054) $1,000.00