Imaginary Letters.

Paris: Black Sun Press, 1930.

8vo., pp. 56; heavy white paper wrappers, printed in red and black on front and back, folded over first and last blank leaves; edges untrimmed; minute tear to tail of spine, otherwise a fine copy in the original glassine and lightly worn paper-covered beige slipcase.

£500

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First edition, No. 122 of a limited edition of 350 copies, of which fifty copies were printed on Japanese Vellum and signed by Pound, together with three hundred unsigned copies on Navarre Paper.

Gallup A32.

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