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Thank You, Fog; Last Poems. W. H. AUDEN, Wystan Hugh.

Thank You, Fog; Last Poems

London: Faber & Faber, 1974. First Impression. Hardcover. First Impression of the poet's last-published collection. Slim demy 8vo (216 x 137): 57,[1]pp. Publisher's quarter-bound blue cloth stamped in gold, pale blue paper-covered boards; grey and black price-clipped dust jacket. Fine (and unread) in like jacket. Fine / Fine. Item #BB0460
ISBN: 9780394494968

Prepared for publication by Auden's literary executor Edward Mendelson. In addition to the title poem, the collection includes "Aubade," "Address to the Beasts," "Archaeology, " and "No, Plato, No," among others. Mendelson also included an "anti-masque" titled "The Entertainment of the Senses," written in 1973 by Auden and Chester Kallman for a planned production of James Shirley's masque Cupid and Death, as as well two lyrics Auden wrote for the musical Man of La Mancha, but which were rejected by the original librettist. N. B. With few exceptions (always identified), we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves. All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. (Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics.).

Price: $85.00

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