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[POUND, Ezra]. GOURMONT, Remy de. The natural philosophy of love.

London. The Casanova Society, 1926. First British edition.
Quarto. Limited edition of 1,500 copies on deckle-edged laid paper, of which this is copy number 346. x, 182pp, [2]. Unopened in original publisher's green cloth-backed cream paper boards, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed and marked, dustwrapper browned and spotted, loss to head and foot of spine panel. Bookplate to FEP, else internally clean and crisp.
The first British edition of American modernist poet Ezra Pound's (1885-1972) translation of the French Symbolist Remy de Gourmont's (1858-1915) treatise on sex within the animal kingdom.
£ 85.00 Antiquates Ref: 24736