"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": Robert Frosts New Hampshire; Signed by Him
Frost, Robert; Woodcuts by J.J. Lankes.$850.00
Item Number: 45011
New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1923.
First edition, early printing of Robert Frost’s first Pulitzer Prize-winning collection. Octavo, original cloth, woodcuts by J.J. Lankes. Signed and dated by the author on the front free endpaper, “Robert Frost Amherst 1925.” In near fine condition, small name on the front free endpaper, bookplate to the front pastedown. One of his 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.