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Author: Frost, Robert
Price: $450.00
Publisher Location: New York
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Year Published: 1954
Book Condition: Very good -
Edition: First edition
Green linen stamped in gilt, in publishers slipcase with paper label; 8vo. Limited edition of 650 numbered copies signed by the poet. The selection of poems made by Frost, published on his 80th birthday. The short (4 pp.) preface "The Prerequisites" the only original material. Laid in is a three page guest list with table numbers for a dinner held in Frost's honor at The Lord Jeffrey Inn, in Amherst on his birthday, 3/26/54. Among the many guests (14 tables) besides Frost, were Eberhart, Wilbur, MacLeish, Deutsch, Kazin, Wilder, and other longtime friends like the Morrisons, Joseph Blumenthal and Louis Untermeyer. The guest list folded for mailing, the book foxed on the preliminary pages (only), heavily on the photographic sheet though mostly the verso. Only minor wear.