New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1947. First Edition. Hardcover. Slight dustspotting to the top edge of the text. Near Fine in a Near Fine dustwrapper. Poet's first book, and the first book selected by W. H. Auden whose selections of first books from 1947 to 1959 included Adrienne Rich, James Wright, W. S. Merwin, John Ashbery, and John Hollander. Auden also, twice, rejected Sylvia Plath's offerings. Although there is no indication of such, this book came from the library of William Meredith. (Inventory #: 018098)
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