Item #16334 BREAD LOAF ANTHOLOGY. Robert Frost.


Middlebury, VT: Middlebury College, 1939. First Edition. Hardcover. Quarter tan buckram in plain glassine jacket; 8vo. 174 pp. Preface by Robert Frost. Illustrated by Edward Sanborn. Edited by W. Storrs Lee. Frost's two page preface "The Doctrine of Excursions" on the purpose of Bread Loaf: "it should be redefined if it is to be kept from degenerating into a mere summer resort for routine education in English, or worse still for the encouragement of vain ambition in literature", is the highlight of this first anthology from the writers conference where Frost spent many summers during most of his career. Poetry from students, faculty and others associated with the school. An exceptional copy with faint offsetting from the still present only lightly worn, spine-toned, fragile jacket. (In removable protective mylar cover.). Near fine / near fine. Item #16334

Price: $75.00

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