Inscribed to actress and author Esme Wynne-Tyson using her nickname “Diotina”.
The book is tightly bound, the blue cloth boards are faded along the edges. The page edges are browned and foxed. The dust jacket is worn and faded to all edges, unclipped. The end papers are foxed and tanned. The contents pages have pencil ticks by a number of the poems, the text block is clean; dusty.
First edition in a dust jacket.
From the library of Jon Wynne-Tyson.
Wynne-Tyson was an English author, publisher, Quaker, activist and pacifist, who founded Centaur Press in 1954. He ran Centaur Press from his home in Sussex and was a distinguished independent publisher. He authored books on animal rights and vegetarianism.