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Book Description
Selected by Omar Pound. One of a limited edition of 200 numbered copies signed by Omar Pound and the designer and printer, Charles Jones. Charles Jones has printed 200 copies on a Vandercrook Universal III press, on Magnani Biblios mould made white wove paper. The edition is hand-bound in Harmatan’s tan leather with Japanese bookcloth covered boards, and slipcased. Fine copy in Fine matching slipcase, with printed title label pasted to spine.
Dealer Notes
In the late 1930s, Ezra Pound planned an edition of the “Cantos” to be illustrated by his wife, artist Dorothy Shakespear. She created the designs, but due to Pound’s involvement with Fascist propaganda, the edition was never published. This volume presents them in a limited edition based on a selection of pages from the “Cantos”. The selection has been made by Omar Pound, the son of Dorothy Shakespear and Ezra Pound. The edition has been designed by the LaNana Creek Press’ printer, Charles Jones, and reflects the style and generosity of materials and processes that were the hallmark of private press publishing in the 1920s and 1930s.
Author Ezra Pound
Date 1999
Binding Hardback.
Publisher London: Scolar Press/ Nacogdoches, Texas: LaNana Creek Press.
Illustrator Illustrator Dorothy Shakespear.
Condition Fine copy in like slipcase.

Price: £100.00

Offered by William Cowan

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