London: Faber and Faber, (1952).
1st English edition, full blue cloth, with printed dust jacket. Specially signed by Auden in black ink on the title page. This collection of thirty-one poems " . . . is a sequence of shorter poems in several forms, with an underlying unity . . ." (from the jacket notes). "Published 22 February 1952 in an impression of 3,000 copies" (Bloomfield A32b). Light age toning to FEP, and slight edgeware to jacket including two tiny tears, else a fine copy of this title. Seldom seen signed, uncommon thus. Item #6340