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AUDEN, W. H.

AUDEN, W. H.

Rare books by W. H. Auden, including first editions and signed first edition copies of Another Time, New Year Letter, and Marginalia.

W. H. Auden (1907–1973) is widely regarded as one of the great writers of the 20th century. Both controversial and technically brilliant, he is primarily remembered today as a poet.

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  1. The Orators
    First Edition, First Impression. Learn More
    £280

    Stock Code: 31890

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  2. Three Songs for St. Cecilia's Day.
    First collected edition of these three poems originally published in Harper's Bazaar, privately printed in a run of 250 copies only for the wealthy daughter of a well-known bibliophile who had fallen in love with Auden and positioned herself as his benefactress, an arrangement Auden was possibly encouraged to accept by Chester... Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 104961

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  3. Nones.

    Nones.

    London: 1952

    First UK edition, preceded by the US edition the previous year, one of 3,000 copies printed and scarce in this condition. Learn More
    £175

    Stock Code: 106479

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  4. Elegy for J.F.K.

    Elegy for J.F.K.

    [Kirchstetten, Austria: 1964]

    An original draft of Auden's elegy, accompanied by a note from Auden to his collaborator and occasional lover, Chester Kallman: "Chester, would you let me know what you think of this on JFK - the Sunday Times want to print it. W." The undated note is addressed from his house in Kirchstetten, Austria; the elegy contains one... Learn More
    £1,500

    Stock Code: 105048

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