Item Description:Poetry anthology edited by Ezra Pound.
"Shortly after publication, according to Ezra Pound, protests were received by Elkin Mathews from Francis Meynell and other Catholic authors because of the title of the anthology; but the book was not suppressed ..."--Donald Gallup, Ezra Pound (1983), page 141.
"Various of the poems ... have appeared in 'Poetry,' 'Poetry and drama,' 'Blast,' 'Others,' 'Bruno chap books,' and in 'The Spoon River anthology,' 'Children of love,' 'You and I' ..."--P. [ii].
Includes poems by W. B. Yeats, T. S. Eliot, Douglas Goldring, Alice Corbin [Henderson], T. E. H[ulme] ("Poem: abbreviated [by Pound] from the conversation of Mr. T.E.H."), Orrick Johns, Alfred Kreymborg, Edgar Lee Masters, Harriet Monroe, M[axwell] B[odenheim], Harold Monro, Carl Sandburg, Allen Upward, William Carlos Williams, Ezra Pound, and John Rodker.
Includes five poems by T.S. Eliot (the first appearance in book form of his verse): The love song of J.Alfred Prufrock, Portrait of a lady, The Boston evening transcript, Hysteria, and Miss Helen Slingsby.
Printer from colophon.
Collation: [A]⁴ B-G⁸ H² [$1 signed]; 54 leaves, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii], [1] 2-99 [100].
Binding: printed paper over boards, signed D.S. [Dorothy Shakespear Pound].
The Cushing Library/Lit./Mitchell copy contains a booksellers description which calls this: "First edition, first impression of this poetry collection edited by Pound. One of only 500 copies printed ... Gallup B10" and is housed in a black case.
Purchased for the Cushing Library/Lit./Mitchell Collection by The Cushing Library.
Physical Description:vii, 1 unnumbered page, 99 pages, 1 unnumbered page ; 20 cm.
Place of Publication:Great Britain -- England -- London