8vo, pp. 57, , with two plates; a fine copy in the original stiff paper wrappers, cover illustration on yellow paper (Cocteau’s portrait of Pound); bookplate of the BBC radio and TV producer D. G. Bridson, who visited Pound in Rapallo in 1959 to film a profile for ‘Monitor'.
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H. S. Mauberley, tradotto di Giovanni Giudici con tre disegni inedita di Jean Cocteau.
First edition, no. 141 of 1000 copies, a parallel-text Italian translation of Pound’s modernist masterpiece Hugh Selwyn Mauberley (1920). Gallup D75.
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