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    Robert Frost. Group of Five Holt Anthologies. New York: [1926-1956]. First editions or early printings, three signed or inscribed.

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    Robert Frost. Selected Poems. New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1926]. Later printing (March, 1926), signed by Frost on the front endpaper. Octavo. x, 143, [3, blank] pages. Publisher's dark green quarter-cloth over green paper-covered boards, pebbled texture and gilt-stamped wreath device to boards, spine lettered in gilt, top edge stained dark green, others untrimmed with some gatherings unopened, in original dust jacket. Spine ends faintly sun-faded, corners and very softy bumped with boards exposed. Light discoloration from glue to rear endpapers, bottom edge in first gathering rather roughtly opened. Bookplate. Dust jacket spine panel faintly dulled, with few light scuffs, creased along joints, spine ends slightly worn with small chips to top edge at joints and flap folds, faint crease to top edge of front panel. Near fine. Crane A5.

    Robert Frost. Selected Poems. New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1928]. First expanded edition. Octavo. x, 213, [1, blank]. Publisher's green quarter-cloth over gray patterned paper-covered boards, spine lettered in gilt, author's signature gilt stamped in facsimile to front board, green top stain, in original dust jacket. Bottom of backstrip worn, crown rubbed, corners very lightly rubbed. Dust jacket lightly soiled with some dampstaining to front panel near flap, spine panel faintly faded, with some insect damage near Holt device, top edge worn with a long, shallow chip repaired with the first three letters affected and corrected in holographic ink, two small closed tears to front flap with corresponding light creasing. Price-clipped. Very good overall. Crane A9.

    Robert Frost. Collected Poems of Robert Frost. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1939. First edition, signed by the author on inserted leaf. Octavo. [2, inserted signature leaf], [xvi], 436 pages, frontispiece featuring portrait by Doris Ulmann. Publisher's beige cloth, spine and front board stamped in brownish red and gilt, spine lettered in gilt, in original dust jacket. Page edges lightly foxed, faint offsetting to end papers from dust jacket. Dust jacket spine panel lightly rubbed, with small bruise near front joint fold, light edgewear, small closed tear to bottom edge of rear panel with tape repair to verso, foxing to border of flaps, verso with offsetting from binding decoration. Near fine in a very good dust jacket. Crane A23.

    Robert Frost. Complete Poems of Robert Frost. New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1949. First trade edition. Octavo in sixteens. [4, blank], [xxii], 642, [4, blank], frontispiece. Publisher's green cloth, author's facsimilie signature stamped in gilt on front board, spine lettered in gilt, top edge stained green, in original dust jacket. Extremities very lightly rubbed, minor wear to bottom edge of boards, endpapers and page edges very lightly foxed, faint offsetting to endpapers from dust jacket. Dust jacket rubbed, partitularly at front joint, spine panel somewhat faded, small chips at folds and spine ends, light foxing to rear panel. Very good. Crane A35.1.

    Robert Frost. Complete Poems of Robert Frost. New York: Henry Holt and Company, [1956]. Trade edition, sixth printing, inscribed by the author on the front endpaper in 1958. Octavo in sixteens. [4, blank], [xxii], 642, [4, blank], frontispiece. Publisher's green cloth, author's facsimilie signature stamped in gilt on front board, spine lettered in gilt, top edge stained green. Extremities lightly rubbed, top stain faded with small splash to top of text block, small green remainder mark to bottom of text block. Light soiling to pages 451 to 462. Very good. Crane A35.1.



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