Near fine copy in the original g-blocked cloth. Panel edges very slightly dust-toned as with age. Corners sharp with an overall tight, bright and clean impression. Physical description: 3 p. l., 9-68 p ; 23 cm. Notes: At head of title: Poems by W. H. Auden. Subject: English poetry - 20th century. Poetry - 20th century. W.H. Auden. Genre: Poetry, text. 1 Kg. 68 pp. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Look, Stranger! / W.H. Auden
Publisher: London : Faber & Faber
Publication Date: 1936
Edition: Second Edition.
Book Description Faber and Faber, London, 1936. HB. Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. First Edition. Quite clean greay cloth cover but with faint staining to boards edges & spine, gold titles to spine, light foxing & browning to head edge, faint foxing to fore & bottom edge, small name to fep, small smudge to last page, binding tight. 68p DJ: slight fading & rubbing to cover, soft sunning to spine, rubbing to flaps spine with few tiny rubbed holes, head & bottom spine with rubbed wear & tiny chips,3cm angled closed tear to head of cover by spine, tiny part price cut to front flap foot. Seller Inventory # 022954
Book Description London: Faber and Faber/Eyre Methuen, 1930 - 1980, 1930. Hardcover. Condition: Wie neu. Dust Jacket Condition: Sehr gut. A. Works by the Author: 1. Poems. London: Faber & Faber, 1930. Second Edition (1933), Sixth Printing (1943). Near fine in similar dustwrapper. 2. The Orators - An English Study. London: Faber & Faber, 1932. Second Edition (1934), Third Printing (1946). Spine crooked, else near fine in like dustwrapper, which is darkened along the spine. 3. Look, Stranger! London: Faber & Faber, 1936. First Edition, Third Printing (1939). A near fine copy. 4. Some Poems. London: Faber & Faber, 1940. First Edition, Fifth Printing (1946). Very good in fine dustwrapper. 5. Another Time. London: Faber & Faber, 1940. First Edition, Fifth Printing (1946). A near fine copy in a very good dustwrapper, which is faded on the spine and torn on the front top and bottom, though without loss. The line "We must love one another or die" in the poem "September 1, 1939" - which was later first changed into "We must love one another and die", then dropped from the poem before the poem was dropped altogether - still in its original form. Contains some of the poet's most famous and popular poems like: "XXI. Musée des beaux arts" and "O Tell Me the Truth About Love." 6. For the Time Being. London: Faber & Faber, 1945. First Edition, Third Printing (1946). Near fine in like dustwrapper, which is slightly chipped at the top of the darkened spine. 7. Collected Shorter Poems 1930-1944. London: Faber & Faber, 1950. First Edition. First Printing. Book is fine apart from some foxing to the front edge. Dustwrapper faded on the spine and front edges, creased along the top without loss, with a one inch tear above the middle of where the back flap folds. Still a near fine copy of Auden's first collected edition of his poems. 8. Nones. London: Faber & Faber, 1952. First Edition. First Printing. Book is fine apart from some minimal fading to the top of the boards. Orange Dustwrapper faded along spine and top edges, and there is a small area to the back that looks like a label was removed. A very presentable copy. 9. City without Walls. London: Faber & Faber, 1969. First Edition, Second Printing (1970). Fine. 10. Academic Graffiti. Illustrated by Filippo Sanjust. London: Faber & Faber, 1971. First Edition. First Printing. Book is fine. 11. Epistle to a Godson and Other Poems. London: Faber & Faber, 1972. First Edition. First Printing. Book is near fine. B. Works on the Author: 1. (Auden, W.H.) Osborne, Charles. W.H. Auden - The Life of a Poet. London: Eyre Methuen, 1980. First Edition, First Printing. A fine copy in a fine dustwrapper, which is slightly faded on the spine. Please note that due to size and weight we will have to charge additional postage. Also, the copy of "The Age of Anxiety", shown in one of the pictures, has been sold. Seller Inventory # 013006