Lot 221: POUND, EZRA. Provença.
10 November 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: POUND, EZRA. Provença. 12mo, original tan printed boards, front joint cracked and separated from textblock, spine cracked and chipped; dust jacket, torn with loss, brittle, surviving in four fragments with spine panel perished; boxed. Boston: Small, Maynard and Co., (1910)
Notes: first edition in a defective first issue dust jacket with "$1.00 net; postage, 8 cents" on rear panel. With a dyspeptic 4-line inscription by pound on the front board: "Publisher responsible for the colour of this cover. Let justice run her course. EP." Gallup A6.