"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 signed limited edition of Robert Frosts New Hampshire; Signed by Him
FROST, Robert; Woodcuts by J.J. Lankes.
Item Number: 110125
New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1923.
First signed limited edition of Robert Frost’s first Pulitzer Prize-winning collection. Octavo, original cloth decorated in gilt. One of 350 copies signed by Frost on the limitation page, this is number 280. In near fine condition. A desirable example of one of Frost’s best-known works which 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.