Milano: All'Insegna del Pesce d'Oro, 1955. First Edition. Hardcover. Decorated gray boards with sepia head of Pound by Gaudier-Brzeska on the front cover. Copy #41 of 503 printed at the Stamperia Valdonega di Verona. INSCRIBED and SIGNED on the front endpaper by the poet: "Teresa's copy/Ezra Pound." Laid in are three pieces of ephemera: a postcard advertisement for this book with a portrait of Pound signed by V. Scheiwiller, a folded price list with the same portrait from Scheiwiller, and a color postcard of Rapallo, addressed in an unknown hand to Teresa Magee in Rome in 1967, and SIGNED "Love and best wishes/Fifi/John/Olga/Ezra Pound." The postcard is SIGNED by Pound, but the other names appear to be in their own hands. Bookplate on front pastedown of Maire Christina Magee Lawson. Some wear to the boards, Very Good. Item #018997
Teresa Magee translated some Italian modern writers into English.