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A BOY'S WILL. Inscribed by  Robert Frost - Signed First Edition - 1913 - from TBCL  The Book Collector's Library and Biblio.com

A BOY'S WILL. Inscribed

by Frost, Robert

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London: David Nutt, 1913. 1st Edition. Soft cover. London: David Nutt, 1913. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Presentation Copy of the First Edition of the author's first book, preceded only by the legendary Twilight [1894] of which only one copy is known. Neatly & succinctly inscribed in blue-black fountain pen on the half-title to friend & admirer George Crosbie. "For Crosbie / from / Frost". Most of Crosbie's Frost collection was given to Blair Academy [new Jersey] in 1988. A fine copy in the original cream linen wrappers, a bit dusty but otherwise quite nice. Binding D [with 4-petaled flowers]. 1 of only 686 copies of 1000 printed, with "Printed in Great Britain" rubber-stamped on the copyright page. Custom cloth case with chemise. Clymer and Green p. 20; Crane A2.




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