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Selected Poems 1,527 copies, 9 reviews
Collected Poems 1,400 copies, 12 reviews
Tell Me the Truth About Love 529 copies, 9 reviews
The Dyer's Hand and Other Essays 469 copies, 8 reviews
Viking Book of Aphorisms: A Personal Selection (Editor) 347 copies, 5 reviews
The Portable Greek Reader (Editor) 339 copies
Auden: Poems 312 copies, 1 review
Selected poetry of W. H. Auden 282 copies, 1 review
Letters from Iceland 218 copies, 5 reviews
Forewords and Afterwords 199 copies, 1 review
The Oxford Book of Light Verse (Editor) 175 copies, 2 reviews
An Elizabethan song book (Editor) 135 copies, 3 reviews
Another Time 108 copies, 1 review
Journey to a War (Author) 99 copies, 1 review
The Elder Edda: A Selection (Translator) 91 copies
The Seven Deadly Sins 82 copies, 1 review
Thank You, Fog 61 copies, 1 review
The Faber Book of Aphorisms (Editor) 60 copies
Homage to Clio 43 copies, 1 review
Nones 43 copies, 2 reviews
Poems 42 copies
The Rake's Progress {score} 40 copies, 17 reviews
About the house 39 copies, 2 reviews
Norse Poems 34 copies, 1 review
Look, Stranger! 34 copies
The Selected Writings of Sydney Smith (Editor; Introduction; Introduction) 32 copies
Academic Graffiti 31 copies, 2 reviews
The Shield of Achilles 30 copies, 1 review
19th century British minor poets (Editor) 21 copies, 1 review
Some Poems 16 copies
Selected Essays 15 copies
New year letter 14 copies
The Intent of The Critic (Contributor; Contributor) 13 copies
Shorts 13 copies
Night Mail [1936 film] (Screenwriter) 9 copies, 1 review
I Believe 8 copies
Mountains 5 copies
Spain 5 copies, 1 review
Musée des Beaux Arts [poem] 4 copies, 1 review
The Bassarids {vocal score} (Librettist) 4 copies
Poesie 3 copies
Poezje 3 copies
The Bassarids {libretto} (Librettist) 3 copies
The Griffin 2 copies, 1 review
The Bassarids {unspecified} (Librettist) 2 copies
Saggi 2 copies
Early Auden 2 copies
In Memory of W. B. Yeats 2 copies, 1 review
The Guilty Vicarage 2 copies, 1 review
The Bassarids {full score} (Librettist) 1 copy
Postscript 1 copy
Night Mail 1 copy
Lullaby 1 copy
Ballad {poem} 1 copy, 1 review
Poetry 1 copy
Two songs 1 copy
Sonnet 1 copy
Poems 1 copy
Poems 1 copy
The Sonnets (Introduction, some editions) 7,433 copies, 58 reviews
The Sorrows of Young Werther (Translator, some editions) 7,109 copies, 106 reviews
The Art of Eating (Introduction) 1,684 copies, 19 reviews
Complete Poems (Introduction, some editions; Narrator, some editions) 1,652 copies, 25 reviews
Markings (Introduction, Translator, some editions) 1,555 copies, 10 reviews
Italian Journey: 1786-1788 (Translator, some editions) 967 copies, 13 reviews
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 832 copies, 6 reviews
The Golden Key (Afterword, some editions) 646 copies, 20 reviews
The Nation's Favourite Poems (Contributor) 560 copies, 7 reviews
The Star Thrower (Introduction, some editions) 403 copies, 4 reviews
A Pocket Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 396 copies, 1 review
The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart: A Poetry Anthology (Contributor) 341 copies, 3 reviews
The Spy's Bedside Book (Contributor) 321 copies, 1 review
Brand (Introduction, some editions) 320 copies, 3 reviews
Don Giovanni [libretto] (Translator, some editions) 264 copies, 4 reviews
The Faber Book of Modern Verse (Contributor, some editions) 262 copies, 2 reviews
The Lure of the Limerick (Contributor) 247 copies, 7 reviews
The Penguin Book of Contemporary Verse (Contributor, some editions) 235 copies, 3 reviews
The 40s: The Story of a Decade (Contributor) 218 copies, 4 reviews
Intimate Journals (Introduction, some editions) 213 copies, 1 review
The Sorrows of Young Werther / Novella (Translator, some editions) 209 copies, 4 reviews
The Penguin Book of Homosexual Verse (Contributor) 209 copies, 2 reviews
The Living Thoughts of Kierkegaard (Editor) 187 copies, 2 reviews
The Desire & Pursuit of the Whole (Foreword, some editions) 168 copies, 1 review
The Art of Losing (Contributor) 166 copies, 19 reviews
The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Translator, some editions) 162 copies, 1 review
Don Giovanni [catch-all] (Translator, some editions) 142 copies, 4 reviews
The American Scene (Introduction, some editions) 136 copies, 2 reviews
Poets of World War II (Contributor) 119 copies, 2 reviews
American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse (Contributor) 119 copies, 3 reviews
Adrienne Rich's Poetry [Norton Critical Edition] (Contributor) 113 copies, 1 review
Selected Poems (Editor) 108 copies
Emergency Kit (Contributor, some editions) 99 copies, 1 review
Letters from Italy (Translator) 88 copies, 2 reviews
Norton Book of Friendship (Contributor) 84 copies
Don Giovanni [vocal score] (Translator, some editions) 69 copies
Religious Drama 1 (Contributor) 69 copies
The Protestant Mystics (Introduction, some editions) 66 copies
Times Three (Foreword) 55 copies, 1 review
Evening Land (Translator, some editions) 53 copies, 3 reviews
Lament for the Makers: A Memorial Anthology (Contributor) 41 copies, 1 review
Best SF: 1973 (Contributor) 36 copies, 2 reviews
Antiworlds, and the fifth ace; poetry (Foreword, some editions) 35 copies
Antiworlds (Translator) 33 copies
Tales of Grimm and Andersen (Introduction) 28 copies
The Magic Circle: Stories and People in Poetry (Contributor) 26 copies, 1 review
The Book Lovers (Contributor) 25 copies
A Change of World: Poems (Introduction, some editions) 21 copies
A. E. Housman: A Collection of Critical Essays (Contributor) 20 copies, 1 review
Collected Poems (Translator) 18 copies
A Choice of de la Mare's Verse (Introduction; Editor) 17 copies
The Great Operas of Mozart (Translator) 16 copies
Choice of Verse (Editor) 15 copies
On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics (Contributor, some editions) 14 copies, 1 review
Poetry in Crystal (Contributor) 12 copies
Oxford and Oxfordshire in Verse (Contributor) 11 copies
Two Addresses (Translator) 10 copies
Alfabet op de rug gezien (Contributor) 8 copies
Selection from His Non-fictional Prose (Editor) 8 copies, 1 review
Poetry anthology (Contributor, some editions) 6 copies
Selected Ballads (Author) 5 copies
Perspectives on poetry (Contributor) 5 copies
A Crackling of Thorns. Foreword By W.H. Auden (Foreword, some editions) 3 copies
Voor Mevr. en Mr. Naaktgeboren (Contributor) 2 copies

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