With An Autograph Poem By Frost, In Dust Jacket
FROST, Robert. Mountain Interval. New York: Henry Holt and Company , 1924.
Reprint of the second edition, which was published in 1921 (the first edition was published in 1916). Inscribed by the author on the front free endpaper with a four-line fragment from his poem "A Fountain, a Bottle, a Donkey's Ears, and Some Books" (not printed in this book). Octavo (8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inches; 216 x 145 mm). 75, [1, blank], [1, publisher’s list], [3, blank] pp. Frontispiece portrait with tissue guard. The first poem in this book is "The Road Not Taken."

Manuscript poem fragment reads "How had the tender verse escaped their outrage?/ By being invisible for what it was,/ Or else by some remoteness that defied them/ To find out what to do to hurt a poem"

Publisher’s quarter dark green cloth over gray green paper boards. Front cover lettered in gilt and spine ruled and lettered in gilt. A nearly invisible dampstain to front board and top edges. In the original printed dust jacket. A bit of minor chipping to edges and some light soiling. Behind the dust jacket is a secondary jacket, quite tattered. An about fine copy.

HBS # 68408 $2,500