New York: The Modern Library, n.y. Hardcover. Edited with introduction by Mark Van Doren. 12mo. Burgundy cloth with gilt spine lettering, dust jacket. xxiv, 712pp. Grey decorative endpapers. Near fine/very good. Faintest of jacket wear only. Item #47051
Wonderfully tight and handsome later printing of #268, first published in this form in 1950 -- this copy based on binding and jacket circa 1960. Choice autograph addition: Extra-illustrated with unique frontispiece, for tipped facing the title page is an Autograph Note Signed from Mark Van Doren, 1p, 7" X 2 3.4", Falls Village, CT, n.d. Addressed to Mr. Trevelyan. Near fine. Cordial note to admirer, boldly penned in black ink: "Gladly, if you will send it here. And thanks for your kind words...." Signed in full. Van Doren (1894-1972), younger brother of noted critic Carl Van Doren, was a prolific and Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, literary critic, playwright, etc.