Antheil and the Treatise on harmony / by Ezra Pound.
- Paris : Three Mountains Press, 29, quai d'Anjou, 29, 1924 (Printed at Dijon : by Maurice Darantière, M. CM. XXIV)
, 106,  p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
- Antheil, George, 1900-1959.
Music -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
- Place of Publication:
- France Paris.
- The Treatise on harmony
Notes for performers / by William Atheling [i.e. Ezra Pound] with marginalia emitted by George Antheil
- Printer from colophon.
"Forty copies were printed on Arches paper and numbered from 1 to 40"--Preliminary p. , in all copies. Ordinary copies (Gallup A25a) are printed on unwatermaked laid paper with vertical chainlines; the numbered copies (Gallup A25b) are printed on watermarked paper with horizontal chainlines.
Issued in red printed wrappers, with publisher's advertisement on back cover for "The inquest" (series of six works edited by Pound) and A practical guide to French wines, by William Bird; also two works "in preparation", Sixteen cantos of Ezra Pound and Distinguished air, by Robert McAlmon. Ordinary copies have cover price 10 Fr.; price omitted from numbered copies.
Numbered copies originally issued unsigned; some have the signature of Antheil, and some of both Antheil and Pound; see Gallup.
Some copies, on both papers, have the distributor's printed slip on the title page, tipped over the imprint: Contact Editions, 29, quai d'Anjou, Paris.
Collation: *⁴ 1-7⁸ [$1 signed]; 60 leaves, pp. [8 unnumbered (1-2 blank except for signature on 1)] [1-2] 3-106 [107-112 (108-112 blank)]. Internal omission of pagination not noted.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
RBC copy is no. 22 of a limited ed. of 40 numbered copies printed on watermarked paper with horizontal chainlines (Gallup A25b). Cf. limitation notice. It also has the distributor's printed slip on the title page, tipped over the imprint at foot of title leaf.
RBC copy signed by George Antheil. Cf. limitation notice.
RBC copy purchased for the Penn Libraries in 2016 from Glenn Horowitz Bookseller.
RBC copy housed in a black cloth-covered clamshell case.
- Penn Provenance:
- Antheil, George, 1900-1959 (autograph) (RBC copy)
- Penn Chronology:
- Cited in:
- Gallup, D. Pound (1983 ed.), A25a
Gallup, D. Pound (1983 ed.), A25b
- Darantière, Maurice. , Printer
Three Mountains Press. , Publisher
Contact Publishing Company. , Distributor
Alumni and Friends Memorial Book Fund.
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