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Frost, Robert
West-Running Brook (Author Signed)
Henry Holt, 1928. Signed by Frost on title page. Corners are worn as is the top and bottom of spine. Cover shows some rubs. Pages 26 and 27 have browning from newspaper article left between leaves. This book can be identified as a first printing by the error "roams" for "romps" on the last line of page 44, corrected in subsequent printings.This book of Frost poetry is from the personal collection of Jean Lee Latham and is doubled signed by her in addition to the Frost signature. Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 - January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He became one of America's rare "public literary figures, almost an artistic institution."He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont. Jean Lee Latham (April 19, 1902 - June 13, 1995) was a personal friend of Frost and they both had homes in the Miami, Florida Area. She was an American writer who specialized in biographies for children or young adults. She was born in Buckhannon, West Virginia, attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and received an A.B. in 1925. Extremely rare with both … [Click Below for Full Description]
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