"These woods are lovely, dark and deep, But I have promises to keep, And miles to go before I sleep, And miles to go before I sleep": First edition of Robert Frosts New Hampshire; Signed by Him
Frost, Robert; Woodcuts by J.J. Lankes.$2,800.00
Item Number: 96248
New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1923.
First edition, first printing of Robert Frost’s first Pulitzer Prize-winning collection. Octavo, original cloth, woodcuts by J.J. Lankes. Signed by Robert Frost on the front free endpaper. In near fine condition. A sharp example of one of Frost’s most well-known works, one that includes, “Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening.”
Robert Frost's collection of poems is a creative glance into quintessential rural New England life. The author spent his life in the area, and his writing reflects a passionate appreciation. The collections include the much lauded "Fire and Ice," "Nothing Gold Can Stay," and "Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening," and the illustrations for the collection were drawn by J.J. Lankes. In 1923, these poems won Frost the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.