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Imaginary Letters by Ezra Pound. #40 in an edition of 50 copies signed by Ezra Pound

Imaginary Letters by Ezra Pound. Black Sun Press, Paris, 1930. Original cream covers, titles to front cover in black and red, Harry Crosby black sun design to rear cover. With the original tissue jacket. With what I believe is original slipcase. #40 of 50 printed on Japanese vellum, signed by Pound. SLIPCASE: Has general wear and soiling. There are no cracks or separation in the joints. TISSUE DUST JACKET: Has discoloration to the spine and the area exposed by the notch in the slipcase that allows the book to be pulled effortlessly from the slipcase. 1/8" chip missing from top, and 1/16" chip from bottom of spine of dj. VELLUM COVER: has tears at top and bottom of spine, and some corresponding wear there, smaller than the size of the dj chips. BOOK: No previous owner markings. No tears, folds or creases to pages. Binding is tight with no looseness to pages. Not ex-library, not remaindered and not a facsimile reprint. For sale by Jon Wobber, bookseller since 1978. FB10a