FROST, ROBERT. 1874-1963. North of Boston.  London: David Nutt, (1914).

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FROST, ROBERT. 1874-1963.
North of Boston. London: David Nutt, (1914).

Sold for US$ 2,295 inc. premium
FROST, ROBERT. 1874-1963.
North of Boston. London: David Nutt, (1914).
8vo. Publisher's olive green cloth, lettered in gilt on front cover and spine, blind-rule to upper cover, custom green cloth chemise and morocco backed slipcase, small plate removed from upper corner paste-down, fine.
Provenance: Author's presentation copy to Paul Lemperley (holograph note laid-in), sold his sale, Sotheby's Parke Bernet, New York, January 4, 1940; Frederic Dannay (his sale, Christie's New York, December 16, 1983, lot 146).

FIRST EDITION, FIRST ISSUE, FIRST BINDING, PRESENTATION COPY FOR PAUL LEMPERLEY, inscribed by Frost (without Lemperley's name), "With real regard, / Robert Frost / May 15, 1915," with two tiny corrections by the author on p 11, lines 4 and 11, and an autograph note signed by Lemperley with initials describing the binding and corrections. Paul Lemperley was a noted Cleveland book-collector and Rowfant Club member: his copy of Frost's New Hampshire bears the authorial inscription, "My friend since my first book."

A fine association copy of the author's second major book. Crane A3(A).
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FROST, ROBERT. 1874-1963. North of Boston.  London: David Nutt, (1914).
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