New York: The Viking Press, 1949. Hardcover. Edited and with introduction by Lionel Trilling. 16mo. Grey cloth with brown lettering, pictorial dust jacket. viii, 659pp, (2pp ads). Near fine/near fine. Item #48775
Superbly tight and bright first edition of, as jacket front panel touts, "The only one-volume edition containing a full selection of poems, critical essays, political writings, letters" of the prolific 19th century poet and critic (1822-88). Seldom seen in this exceptional condition.