SYMONDS, John. The Hurt Runner
London, John Baker, 1968.
FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. 267. Black buckram, gilt title to spine and publisher’s device on centre of front cover. Original dust jacket designed by James Boswell and with engravings from the Mary Evans Picture Library. Author’s presentation copy dedicated to his friend scholar and poet Michael Hamburger, inscribed on the front endpaper: “For my dear friend / Michael H / with fraternal greetings / John / November 12th / 1968”. A fine copy.