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1 Frost, Robert A MASQUE OF REASON
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1954). 1580600964 / 9781580600965 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A whisper of wear at the shelf edges, pages age-toned--as expected, else fine, in blue cloth with gilt spine titles; in a very lightly worn, mildly age-toned, price-clipped, near fine dust jacket. A lovely example! 
Blank verse play about Job, Job's Wife and God, published on the occasion of the poet's 70th birthday. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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2 Frost, Robert A WAY OUT: A One Act Play
New York: The Harbor Press, 1929. First edition, first printing: limited to 485 hand-numbered copies, SIGNED by the author at the end of the Preface. This is number 268. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-stamped black cloth backstrip over terra-cotta paper-covered boards; in custom mylar dust protector. 
Scarce first and only separate edition of a play which first appeared in SEVEN ARTS MAGAZINE in February, 1917, and was reprinted in MORE ONE ACT PLAYS BY MODERN AUTHORS in 1927. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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3 Frost, Robert; Woodcuts by Antonio Frasconi KITTY HAWK
(New York): (The Spiral Press), (1956). First edition, first printing. One of 7000 copies printed. Hardcover. Near fine in stapled illustrated wraps with flaps folded over. 12mo. Unpaginated. 10 leaves. 
"Christmas 1956 and this new poem bring you the warmest greetings for the holidays and the new year from Lesley Lee Francis." One of only 50 issued with this imprint. Robert Frost has SIGNED this copy in ink at the end of his poem. Crane B28. 
Price: 350.00 USD
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4 Frost, Robert NORTH OF BOSTON
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1915. First U.S. edition, second issue: stated "Third edition." A touch of speckling to the lower shelf edge of the covers, else fine in gilt-stamped blue cloth; in the original, very good plus printed dust jacket with minor chipping to the spine ends and corner tips, and a few drops of stain to the rear panel. 
The "Second edition" of Frost's second collection of poems is actually the first edition printed in the U.S. The "Second" and "Third" editions contain an additional poem "Good Hours" (p. 137), not included in the first edition. Crane A3.2. Scarce! 
Price: 750.00 USD
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5 Frost, Robert ON THE INFLATION OF THE CURRENCY 1919
[no place]. Privately printed for Earle J. Bernheimer, 1948. First edition, limited to 60 hand-numbered copies, SIGNED by Bernheimer. Crane B18. Fresh, fine, as-new; in pale orange heavy-wove paper wrappers, top and fore-edge trimmed, lower edge untrimmed, stitched at the center fold with yellow cord terminating in a tassle. Mild fraying at the tassle ends. 
Cover reads: "Season's Greetings from Earle J. Bernheimer/Christmas 1948." Letter from Frost to Bernheimer printed on page 2, the poem itself printed from Frost's manuscript on page 3, page 4 blank. The poem "has never been reprinted or collected." 
Price: 750.00 USD
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6 (Frost, Robert). Thornton, Richard, edited by RECOGNITION OF ROBERT FROST: Twenty-Fifth Anniversary
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1937). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in olive-green cloth with gilt spine titles; in a good only dust jacket: worn, soiled, age-darkened, with chipping to the upper front panel, separation at the spine folds. 
Tribute to the poet, with pieces gathered from as early as 1894, and with contributions by Mark Van Doren, W.D. Howells, Auden, C. Day Lewis, Edwin Muir, Lewisohn, Kreymborg, Morley, and many others, including a first book appearance by Ezra Pound. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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7 (Frost, Robert). Anderson, Margaret Bartlett ROBERT FROST AND JOHN BARTLETT: THE RECORD OF A NEW FRIENDSHIP
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, (1963). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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8 (Frost, Robert). Evans, William R. ROBERT FROST AND SIDNEY COX: Forty Years of Friendship
Hanover, NH: University Press, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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9 (Frost, Robert). Clymer, W.B. Shubrick and Green, Charles R. ROBERT FROST: A Bibliography
Amherst, Massachusetts: The Jones Library, Inc., 1937. First edition, limited issue: one of 150 numbered copies printed on hand-made paper, especially bound, and SIGNED by author Frost. This is no. 106. Hardcover. Fine: gilt-lettered maroon leather backstrip over brown linen covers, top edge trimmed, fore and lower edge untrimmed; housed in brown paper-over-boards slipcase with holograph "106" to upper spine. Illustrated. 158 pages, plus colophon. 
Though superceded by the 1974 Crane Descriptive Catalogue, this lovely volume is a model of grace and clarity, combining readable, well-designed typography with annotations notable not only for their usefulness but their understated elegance. A rarity. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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10 (Frost, Robert). Morrison, Kathleen ROBERT FROST: A Pictorial Chronicle
New York/Chicago/San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1974). 0030126010 / 9780030126017 First edition, first printing. Tall octavo. Hardcover. A whisper of rubbing to the shelf edges, else fine, in gilt-lettered milk chocolate cloth shelfback over beige boards; in a mildly age-toned, very lightly worn illustrated dust jacket. Printed throughout on coated stock. 
A combination of memories and images assembled by Morrison, a close associate of Robert Frost from 1938 until the poet's death in 1963. With 78 black-and-white photographs, many of them never or rarely seen before. 133 pages, plus colophon. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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11 (Frost, Robert). Munson, Gorham B. ROBERT FROST: A Study in Sensibility and Good Sense
New York: George H. Doran Company, (1927). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very faint foxing to preliminaries, stylish bookplate to pastedown, mild fading to spine, a few dots of stain to spine; thus near fine; in blue binding with black stamping; lacking dust jacket. 
Short early biographical study of the notable American poet. Appendices-- A: Selected British Opinion on Robert Frost; B: Bibliography; and C: Robert Frost on Education. 135 pages including index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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12 (Frost, Robert). Bradley, David ROBERT FROST: A Tribute To The Source
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1979). Hardcover. Near fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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13 Frost, Robert; Bernheimer, Earle J. SEASON'S GREETINGS FOR THE YEAR 1943 FROM EARLE J. BERNHEIMER (THE GUARDEEN)
Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1943. First edition, first printing: a chapbook original. One of an edition of 96 numbered copies SIGNED by Bernheimer. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, stringbound within printed cardstock covers. Quarto. 
Two pages, "reproduced from the original manuscript of the first draft of an unpublished play by Robert Frost"--THE GUARDEEN, Act I: Richard Makes His Bed. The original manuscript bears a presentation to Bernheimer from Frost, here captured in facsimile. 
Price: 375.00 USD
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14 Frost, Robert SELECTED POEMS
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1923. First edition, first printing. Green pictorial boards with gilt wreath devices, gilt-stamped backstrip of dark green cloth; dust jacket. 1025 copies. Hardcover. Discreet 1928-dated name to front free endsheet, minor wear at corners, two tiny bumps to upper edges, else fresh and fine; in a printed dust jacket with some age-darkening to spine panel, very minor edgewear, one very small hole to upper rear panel. 
Stunning copy of a collection culled from MOUNTAIN INTERVAL, NORTH OF BOSTON and A BOY'S WILL, with one exception: "The Runaway" appears here for the first time. SIGNED by the author in "Pasadena, California 1932." West coast Frost signatures are rare. 
Price: 3000.00 USD
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15 Frost, Robert SELECTED POEMS
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1923, (1926). First edition, later printing. Green pictorial boards with gilt wreath devices, gilt-stamped backstrip of black cloth; dust jacket. Hardcover. Nicks and minor shelf wear to the edges, two minor stains to the front cover, else very good plus; in a very good, printed dark green dust jacket with chipping and tears to the edges, and showing a small front panel stain. 
A collection culled from MOUNTAIN INTERVAL, NORTH OF BOSTON and A BOY'S WILL, with one exception: "The Runaway" appears here for the first time. Reprint of Crane A5. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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16 Frost, Robert SELECTED POEMS
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1928). First expanded edition, first printing. One of 3475 copies printed. Hardcover. Fine in grey patterned paper boards with gilt signature device to the lower front panel, gilt-stamped backstrip of dark green cloth; in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket featuring the superb portrait by Doris Ullman. A stunningly fresh copy! 
A revised expanded edition of Frost's earlier volume SELECTED POEMS (first published in 1923). This new edition contains additional poems selected by the poet himself--which were drawn from his first four collections. Crane A9. 
Price: 1000.00 USD
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17 Frost, Robert SEVERAL SHORT POEMS
[New York]: Henry Holt and Company, [1924]. First edition, first printing. ''Two thousand copies were printed in February 1924.''--Crane A8. Horizontal crease from folding, scattered foxing, else near fine. Single sheet folded to make a four page booklet printed on hand-made paper featuring the cover illustration ''Woodcut'' by J.J. Lankes. 
Prints six poems, including: "The Pasture"; "Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening"; "The Oven Bird"; "An Old Man's Winter Night"; "The Runaway"; "Nothing Gold Can Stay." This publication was distributed at Robert Frost lectures. Very few copies survive. 
Price: 1500.00 USD
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18 Frost, Robert, et al.: Illustrated by Paul Johnston THE POETRY QUARTOS
New York: Random House, 1929. First edition, first printing: Limited to 475 copies. Hardcover. Twelve brochures, each containing a new poem by an American poet; designed, printed and made by Paul Johnston. All brochures fine, laid into a fine yellow paper chemise; housed in a fine decorative slipcase. An unusually nice set! 
Poets include Genevieve Taggard, Robert Frost, Vachel Lindsay, Edwin Arlington Robinson, Louis Untermeyer, Alfred Kreymborg, "H.D." (Hilda Doolittle), Elinor Wylie, Theodore Dreiser, William Rose Benet, Conrad Aiken, and Witter Bynner. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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