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    Signed Edition with a Handwritten Poem

    Robert Frost Signed Copy of New Hampshire. New York: Henry Holt & Company, 1923. First edition. Signed by Frost on the front free paper "Robert Frost Amherst 1925." Octavo. 113 pages. Quarter green cloth over green paper board. Paper title label on cover, with lettering in gilt stamped on spine. With a handwritten poem by Frost that reads in full:

    "Caius Major

    The great Overdog
    That heavenly beast
    With a star in one eye
    Gives a leap in the East.

    He dances upright
    All the way to the west
    And never once drops
    On his forefeet to rest.

    I'm a poor Underdog,
    But tonight I will bark
    With the great Overdog
    That romps through the dark.
    R.F.
    For Orton Clark"

    Condition: Publisher's binding with rubbing and abrading to extremities. Spine edges and corners are worn and bumped. Small scratches to front and back board. Top edge light green and other page edges are roughly cut.


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    May, 2019
    14th Tuesday
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