Limited edition of A Further Range by Robert Frost. Octavo, 102pp. Publishers original linen boards, title on brown label on spine, shelf wear to label. Printed at The Spiral Press in New York, May of 1936. Lacking slipcase. Inscription on front end paper by Mr. Frost: “To Gertrude Miller for her desk / from Robert Frost / South Shaftsbury Vermont / August 1936.” This is a limited edition printing, with 833 copies produced for distribution. This copy is numbered 213 and signed by the author noting “elsewhere in this copy.” Mr. Frost obviously knew this copy was for Ms. Gertrude Miller and was redirected to her.
Comments: Book also includes a letter detailing how the book got from Mr. Frost to the recipient. An excellent source of provenance and interesting history for this book. Robert Frost (1874-1963) was an American poet. He was the recipient of four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry, the Congressional Gold Medal and was named the poet laureate of Vermont in 1961. He won Pulitzer Prizes for New Hampshire: A Poem With Notes and Grace Notes, Collected Poems, A Further Range and A Witness Tree.