SYMONDS, John. The Medusa’s Head

 London, Mandrake Press Ltd, 1991.


FIRST EDITION (on the verso of the title-page: “The Edition is limited to 350 copies, numbers 1-50 being signed by the author and bound in white Aberlave buckram with a matching slipcase, numbers 51-350 are bound in blue Abergave buckram with a laminated dust-wrapper” – this is one of the latter, though unnumbered). 8vo, pp. 216. Author’s presentation copy dedicated to his friend scholar and poet Michael Hamburger, inscribed in black ink on the front endpaper: “To Michael Hamburger / from the author / John Symonds / 3 October 1991”. Very occasional annotations by the author. A fine copy.