The Ascent of F6 in 1936 (the piece was later collected in Forster's Two Cheers for Democracy, 1951). In 1939 Auden dedicated his book Journey to a War to Forster." /> AUDEN, WYSTEN HUGH. About the House. New York: Random House [1965]. <I>8vo, original cloth-backed boards, dust jacket (a trifle soiled), cloth slipcase.</I> FIRST EDITION, WITH CORRECTIONS/REVISIONS BY AUDEN, PRESENTATION COPY TO E.M. FORSTER, inscribed by the author on front free endpaper: "To Morgan with love from Wysten, July 1965" (publication date was 13 July), with 21 corrections/revisions by Auden in ink on 15 pages (ranging from punctuation and spelling corrections, through several one-word revision, to a shifting of an entire line). Bloomfield and Mendelson A49a. Forster had reviewed three of Auden's books, beginning with <I>The Ascent of F6</I> in 1936 (the piece was later collected in Forster's <I>Two Cheers for Democracy</I>, 1951). In 1939 Auden dedicated his book <I>Journey to a War</I> to Forster. | Christie's