WITH WARM INSCRIPTION BY
first edition, signed and warmly inscribed by robert
The Pulitzer-Prize winning New Hampshire includes some of Frost’s
finest and best-loved poems, such as “A Hillside Thaw”, “Fire and Ice”,
“Nothing Gold Can Stay”, and “Stopping By Woods on a Snowy Evening”.
The Frost inscription, on
the front free endpaper, appears beneath the following gift inscription
from the original owner:
Colby, once of Pinkerton Academy, Derry, New Hampshire from Arthur Colby
also once of New Hampshire, Christmas 1923"”. Frost has then written:
“To both the Colbys, once of Pinkerton / the friendliest best wishes of
/ Robert Frost also once of Pinkerton”. Frost famously taught English at
the Pinkerton Academy from 1906-1911.
York: Henry Holt and Company, 1923. Octavo, original green
cloth. Without (as usual) the extremely rare dust jacket. Newspaper
clipping of photograph of Frost pasted neatly to front free
endpaper. Light wear to binding; internally fine. A rare and important
collection, with a splendid inscription. $2800.