Lot 105 of 377:
Nine works by W. H. Auden  

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Group of 9 works by W. H. Auden

Auden, Wystan Hugh

Various places

Various publishers

Various dates


Nine volumes.


  • Auden, W[ystan] H[ugh].  City Without Walls, and Other Poems.  New York: Random House, (1969).  8vo, quarter maroon cloth with yellow cloth boards, gilt lettering.  First American edition.  Not in Bloomfield and Mendelson (see A63a).  Fine copy in a very good unclipped dust jacket.
  • Auden, W[ystan] H[ugh].  The Enchafed Flood, or The Romantic Iconography of the Sea.  London: Faber & Faber, 1951.  8vo, bright blue cloth, gilt lettering.  First English edition.  Bloomfield and Mendelson A31b.  Fine copy in good unclipped dust jacket, slightly worn on spine.
  • Auden, Wystan Hugh.  The Dance of Death.  London: Faber & Faber, (1933).  8vo, green paper boards, black lettering.  First edition.  NCBEL IV, 209.  A play written for the Group Theatre, founded by Auden's friend Robert Medley.  Edges slightly rubbed, limited pencil notations on two pages; good copy. Edges of dust jacket slightly  creased, otherwise in good condition.
  • [Auden, W[ystan] H[ugh], Contributor, Isherwood, Christoper and John Lehmann, Editors.  New Writing . . .New Series I: Autumn 1938.  London: The Hogarth Press, 1938.  8vo, original yellow cloth, blue lettering.  First edition.  Other contributors to this edition of the twice yearly publication include V.S. Pritchett and Stephen Spender.  A fine copy in a good slightly dust soiled jacket.
  • Auden, Wystan Hugh.  City Without Walls and Other Poems.  London: Faber & Faber, 1969.  8vo, black cloth, gilt lettering.  First edition.  Fine copy in very good dust jacket.
  • Auden, Wystan Hugh and Christopher Isherwood.  On The Frontier: A Melodrama in Three Acts.  New York: Random House, (1938).  8vo, beige cloth, red lettering.  First American edition.  Bloomfield and Mendelson A18b.  Fine copy; edges of dust jacket slightly chipped, otherwise very good.
  • Auden, W. H. About the House. London: Faber and Faber, 1966. First Edition, second impression. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Fine copy in fine dust jacket.
  • Auden, W. H. New Year Letter. London: Faber and Faber, 1965. First Edition, second impression. 8vo, red cloth with gilt lettering on spine. Near fine in fine dust jacket.
  • Auden W. H. Selected Poems. London: Faber and Faber, 1938. 12mo, red cloth, gilt lettering. First edition. Bloomfield and Mendelson A17; NCBEL IV, 208. Spine slightly dust soiled otherwise very good. Dust jacket creased across center, spine dust soiled, unclipped; very good.

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