SYMONDS, John. Lenin and the Tsar (Play, Vol. XVI, The Collected Dramatic Works)

London, The Pindar Press, 1995.


FIRST EDITION. 8vo, pp. 82. Author’s presentation copy dedicated to his friend scholar and poet Michael Hamburger, inscribed in black ink on the front endpaper: “My dear Michael / this is a copy of my / first historical play which / I suppose will fall on stony ground but I / from the author / enjoyed writing it! / Affectionately / John / 12 June 1995”. Bound in buckram, gilt title to spine, with original dust jacket. A fine copy.