Item #1069 Personae: The Collected Poems of Ezra Pound. Ezra Pound.
Personae: The Collected Poems of Ezra Pound
Personae: The Collected Poems of Ezra Pound

Personae: The Collected Poems of Ezra Pound

(New York): New Directions, (1926). First edition, second issue dust jacket. Frontispiece illustration. Cloth over boards. Octavo. [xii], 273 pages. Very good in a very good dust jacket. Bound in light blue cloth over boards with gilt-stamped spine and upper board lettering. Minor edge rubs, slight bit of staining to upper board. Jacket has a few extremity chips and closed tears.

First edition of what was the definitive collection of Pound's early poems when published in 1926. Ezra Pound was tremendously influential to such rising literary stars as Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, and T. S. Eliot. His political and economic views in support of dictators such as Mussolini and Hitler have ensured he remains a controversial figure.

Second issue dust jacket of light gray stock printed in dark blue, with advertisement for "Section: Rock-Drill 85-95" on rear flap.


Item #1069

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