“A GOLDEN AGE OF POETRY AND POWER OF WHICH THIS NOONDAY’S THE BEGINNING HOUR”: LIMITED FIRST EDITION OF FROST’S IN THE CLEARING SIGNED BY HIM
FROST, Robert. In The Clearing. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1962). Octavo, original light brown cloth, original slipcase. $1400.
Signed limited first edition of Frost’s last book of poetry, number 857 of 1500 copies signed by Frost.
This collection of new poems, published the year prior to Frost's death, includes "For John F. Kennedy His Inauguration" (although, because the bright sunlight of January 20, 1961 prevented the poet from being able to read his manuscript, Frost actually recited from memory "The Gift Outright," also included). Crane A41.