A Change of World. With a foreword by W. H. Auden.

New haven: Yale University Press, 1951.

Price: $2,000.00

About the item

First edition, one of 551 copies. 1 vols. 8vo. INSCRIBED. Original raspberry boards. Near fine in dust jacket with a handful of tiny regular holes along back panel from a nearby comb binding, otherwise near fine.

Item #345814

Published when Rich was a 21-year-old senior at Radcliffe, A Change of World is the poet's first mature book, preceded only by juvenilia. Volume 48 of the Yale Younger Poets series edited by W. H. Auden, one of only 551 copies. Presentation Copy inscribed by Rich on the front free endpaper: "For Mrs. Archibald M. Strong - with best wishes - Adrienne Cecile Rich"