“TOO LONG I'VE OWED YOU THIS APOLOGY FOR THE APPARENTLY UNMEANING SORROW YOU WERE AFFLICTED WITH IN THOSE OLD DAYS”: SIGNED LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF ROBERT FROST'S A MASQUE OF REASON
A Masque of Reason.
Item Number: 100442
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1945.
Signed limited first edition of this work by Frost. Octavo, original cloth. One of 800 copies, this is number 433 signed by Robert Frost. In fine condition.
Published on the occasion of Robert Frost's seventieth birthday, A Masque of Reason is a literary event of major importance. Purporting to be the 43rd chapter of the book of Job, the play, like John Milton’s Paradise Lost, seeks to justify God's treatment of man.