Signed by Robert Frost
Robert Frost Autograph.
Item Number: 44046
Signed and dated “Robert Frost Amherst 1924.” Double matted and framed with a photograph of Robert Frost with a brass name plate. The entire piece measures 15 inches by 20.75 inches.
"The most highly esteemed American poet of the 20th century… T.S. Eliot [in 1959] toasted Frost as 'perhaps the most eminent, the most distinguished Anglo-American poet now living,' whose 'kind of local feeling in poetry… can go without universality: the relation of Dante to Florence… of Robert Frost to New England" (ANB).
Other Books by this Author
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I - I took the one less traveled": First Edition of Robert Frost's Complete Book of Poems; Inscribed by Him
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1949.
First edition of this collection of poems, which includes the classic “The Road Not Taken.” Octavo, original green cloth, frontispiece. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Robert Frost to Ruth M. Blair Bread Loaf VT 1953.” The recipient was a student at Bread Loaf. Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear and tear. Frontispiece by Clara E. Sipprell. Jacket design by John King.
Garden City, NY: Halcyon, 1942.
First edition of this collected poems of Frost. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece photograph of Robert Frost taken by Doris Ulmann. Presentation copy inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Robert Frost to Elouise Decker 1945.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket.
New York: Henry Holt Company, 1936.
First edition of this collection of poems chosen by Frost for each month of the year. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by author on the half-title page, “Robert Frost Bread Loaf 1939.” Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
“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 The Collected Poems of Robert Frost; Signed by Him
New York: Henry Holt and Company, Inc, 1939.
First edition of this collected poems of Frost. Octavo, original cloth, frontispiece photograph of Robert Frost taken by Doris Ulmann. Boldly signed by Robert Frost on the second free endpaper. Near fine in a good dust jacket with some wear and chipping to the extremities.
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1943.
Early printing of Frost collection of poems. Octavo, original cloth. Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper, “Robert Frost to Carolyn Gorey Ripton Vermont 1950.” Near fine in a very good dust jacket with some wear.
First Edition of A Masque of Reason; Inscribed by Robert Frost to Fellow Pulitzer Prize-winning author Wallace Stegner
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1945.
First edition of this work by Frost, association copy, inscribed by him to fellow writer Wallace Stegner and his wife on the front free endpaper, “To Wally and Mary always theirs and all marks off Robert.”Often referred to as “The Dean of Western Writers”, Wallace Stegner taught at both Harvard and Stanford University where he founded the creative writing program; his students included Sandra Day O’Connor, Robert Stone, Ken Kesey, and Larry McMurtry. Stegner’s novel Angle of Repose won him the 1972 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction; and in 1977 he was awarded the National Book Award for The Spectator Bird. The Frosts and Stegners remained lifelong friends after meeting at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference in 1938. Stegner’s final novel Crossing to Safety took its title from a line in Frost’s poem I Could Give All to Time. Octavo, original cloth. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket.
"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 and dated by Him
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. Signed and dated by the author on the half-title page, “Robert Frost Pittsburg (sic) 1929.” 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.”
First Editions of Lord Skidelsky's Monumental Biography of J.M. Keynes; Each volume inscribed by Him
John Maynard Keynes: Hopes Betrayed 1883-1920; The Economist as Savior 1920-1037; Fighting For Britain 1937-1946.
London: Macmillan, 1983-2000.
First editions of each volume in the author’s acclaimed biography on J.M. Keynes. Octavo, 3 volumes, original cloth, illustrated. Inscribed by the author in each volume. Each are near fine with the dust jackets that show only light wear.
"The adventure is over. Everything gets over, and nothing is ever enough. Except the part you carry with you:" Rare First Edition of From the Mixed-up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler; Signed by E.L. Konigsburg
New York: Atheneum, 1967.
First edition of the author’s Newbery Award-winning novel. Octavo, original cloth. Signed by E.L. Konigsburg on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Rare in this condition and signed.
"Like all Israelis, I yearn for peace. I see the utmost importance in taking all possible steps that will lead to a solution of the conflict with the Palestinians": First Edition of Warrior: An Autobiography; Inscribed by Ariel Sharon
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1989.
First edition of Sharon’s autobiography. Octavo, original half cloth, illustrated. Inscribed and dated by Ariel Sharon on the half-title page. Laid in a lecture announcement by Sharon. Near fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Lawrence Ratzkin.
"The smaller the unit of government and the more restricted the functions assigned government, the less likely it is that its actions will reflect special interests rather than the general interest": First Edition of Free to Choose; Signed by Milton and Rose Friedman
New York: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1980.
First edition of Friedmans’ persuasive argument for the free market, based on the PBS series Free to Choose. Octavo, original half cloth. Inscribed by Milton Friedman and signed by Rose Friedman. Bottom boards rubbed and some scattered foxing to the edges, in a near fine dust jacket. Housed in a custom half morocco box. Rare signed and inscribed.