A.J.A. Symons: His Life and Speculations 1st Edition Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1950 by Julian Symons - Biography


Title: A.J.A. Symons: His Life and Speculations

Author: Julian Symons

Description: First Edition. Red cloth boards with black lettering on spine. Clean. Dust jacket rubbed; rear panel shows general soiling; not price clipped (15s. net). DJ in clear archival sleeve. Frontispiece plate portrait and seven illustrations. 283 pp. 8.75 x 5.5 inches.

Alphonse James Albert Symons (1900-1941) was an English author, bibliographer, bibliophile, book dealer, calligrapher, gourmet, and dandy. In 1922 he founded the First Edition Club in London and in 1930 he established the Book Collector's Quarterly. This biography was authored by his brother Julian, himself a poet and critic of note.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: Eyre & Spottiswoode
Place: London
Year: 1950

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: bibliography, bibliophiles,

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