Mainz: B. Schott. 1961.
Libretto. Printed wrapper, title page, dedication, dramatis personae, pp. 7-63. 5.25 x 7.25 inches. Signed on front cover in ink "Hans W. Henze." In fine condition, with minor stain on back cover. From the library of George Perle (1915 - 2009), noted American composer and theorist.
Elegy for Young Lovers is an opera in three acts to an English libretto by W. H. Auden and Chester Kallman, and was described by the librettists as being their equivalent of Richard Strauss' opera Arabella.