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Mountain Interval Signed by Author and notable personage, Frost, Robert

Author Name    Frost, Robert

Book Title   Mountain Interval Signed by Author and notable personage

Binding (hardback, paperback, etc.)   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good with no dust jacket

Edition   First Edition; Second Printing

Publisher's Name   New York Henry Holt and Company 1921

Inscription   Signed by Author

Seller ID or SKU   59079

Author original signature in blue under his photo opposite title page. Blue/green boards with black spine and gilt print. Corners dented and edges worn. Foxing and browning throughout. First was published in 1916. Book now in archival box to protect condition. Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 January 29, 1963) was an American poet. His work was initially published in England before it was published in America. 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. This book of Frost poetry is from the personal collection of Jean Lee Latham and is doubled signed by her. She was a personal friend of Frost and they both had homes in the Miami, Florida Area. Jean Lee Latham (April 19, 1902 June 13, 1995) was an American writer who specialized in biographies for children or young adults. She was born in Buckhannon, West Virginia. She attended West Virginia Wesleyan College and received an A.B. in 1925. Her first book for children was The Story of Eli Whitney. Her book Carry On, Mr. Bowditch won the Newbery Medal in 1956.WorldCat reports that 12 of her 13 books most widely held in participating libraries are biographies of Bowditch (fictionalized), Eli Whitney, Samuel Morse, Rachel Carson, Elizabeth Blackwell, Francis Drake, Cyrus W. Field, Sam Houston (two, one brief and one fictionalized), David Farragut, John Ericsson, and James Cook. The other, This Dear-Bought Land (1957), features "a fifteen-year-old boy [who] joins the expeditionary force that hopes to establish a permanent English colony in Virginia." Extremely rare with the both Frost and Latham's signatures. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 75 pages; Sig page scanned into BT; Signed by Author

Price = 499.97 USD


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