"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 Frost’s New Hampshire; Inscribed and dated by Him

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

New Hampshire.


Item Number: 98767

New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1923.

Early printing of Robert Frost’s first Pulitzer Prize-winning collection. Octavo, original cloth, woodcuts by J.J. Lankes. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “To Madeline Wills from Robert Frost Hanover March 28 57.” 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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