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    Robert Frost. The Complete Poems .... New York: 1950. 1,500 numbered copies signed by the Robert Frost, et al..

    More Information: Robert Frost. The Complete Poems of Robert Frost. With a preface by the author, an appreciation by Louis Untermeyer, and wood-engravings by Thomas W. Nason. New York: The Limited Editions Club, 1950. Limited to 1,500 numbered copies, this number 788, signed by the Robert Frost, Thomas W. Nason, and Bruce Rogers. Two large octavo volumes. xliv, 308; [4], [309]-607, [1], [1, blank], [1, colophon] pp. Numerous wood-engraved text illustrations. Printed under the direction of Bruce Rogers at The Marchbanks Press. Original full blue denim with navy leather spine labels lettered in gilt. Top edge stained yellow, others uncut. A near fine copy, partially unopened. In the original marbled board slipcase (some wear to slipcase). Some fading and soiling to backstrips, especially on Volume I. Glassines present, but chipped and incomplete. A reissue of the Complete Poems of Robert Frost published by Henry Holt and Company in April 1949 (Crane A35). In addition to Robert Frost's introduction, "The Figure a Poem Makes" (first printed in Collected Poems, 1939), this collection contains everything included in the 1930 and 1939 collections as well as all the pomes from Steeple Bush (1947), the texts of A Masque of Reason and A Masque of Mercy, and three poems previously printed elsewhere.  LEC Bibliography 208. From the collection of California bibliophile Melba Berry Bennett.

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