Lupercal by Ted Hughes
A scarce first edition of Hughes’s second collection of forty one verses of which 2,250 copies were printed. Lupercal contains a printed dedication to “Sylvia”, the winner of the British literary award for authors under the age of 40 who demonstrate “imaginative literature” in either poetry or prose. Complete with unclipped dust jacket.
Original purple cloth boards with mild discolouring on the top of the front board with light edge wear. Bright gilt lettering on the spine. Browned panel on the free page and former owners name and date in ink. Tiny book dealer’s stamp on the pastedown. Clean contents. The dust jacket is browned with mild chipping to the spine ends. 2cm tear on rear fold. 8vo 63pp.
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