"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 Frost’s New Hampshire; Signed by Him

  • New Hampshire.
  • New Hampshire.
  • New Hampshire.
  • New Hampshire.
  • New Hampshire.

New Hampshire.

$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.

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