A Masque of Mercy.

“CONTEMPLATE TRUTH UNTIL IT BURNS YOUR EYES OUT”: Signed Limited First Edition of Robert Frost's A Masque of Mercy; in the rare original dust jacket

A Masque of Mercy.

FROST, Robert.


Item Number: 110648

New York: Henry Holt, 1947.

Signed limited first edition, one of 751 numbered copies, this is number 690. Octavo, original half cloth. Fine in the rare original dust jacket which is in very good condition and the original slipcase which is in near fine condition.

A Masque of Mercy, which is a modern rendition of the Book of Jonah, is the second of a pair of blank verse plays composed by Frost “on the linked subjects of justice and mercy, and the reason men applied toward the understanding of both” (Thompson and Winnick, 117).

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