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Robert Frost In The Pocket Book Of Humorous Verse By David Mccord For Sale
THE POCKET BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSE
New York: Pocket Books, Inc., 1946. First Pocket Book Edition, First Printing with "1st printing...August, 1946" stated on the Copyright Page. Colorfully printed and decorated white paper wrappers with red endpapers and stained red along the top, bottom and fore-edges of the pages. 4 1/4" by 6 1/2". vi, 442 pages with Index of Authors and Titles.
Fully titled The Pocket Book of Humorous Verse Gathered, Sifted, Salted, and with an Introduction by David McCord, this anthology includes amusing poems, etc.by such noted poets and famous peopleas Robert Browning, Robert Burns, Lewis Carroll, G. K.Chesterton, S. T. Coleridge, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Benjamin Franklin, Robert Frost,Robert Graves, Oliver Wendall Holmes,A. E. Houseman, Rudyard Kipling, D. H. Lawrence, David McCord, Ogden Nash, Sir Walter Raleigh, and William Shakespeare, as well as many others. The four poems by Robert Frost included: "Brown's Descent," "A Considerable Speck," "A Correction" and "The Hardship of Accounting."
Although not indicated in the book, this volumecame from the Estate of Newton McKeon, the former Librarianof the Robert Frost Library at AmherstCollege, as well as a colleague and close personal friend of Robert Frost.
The plastic coating is peeling in a couple of spots on the back cover and there is some minor wear to the covers, else this 68-year-old,rareFirst Pocket Book Printing is a Very Good Copy innice, tight, clean condition with no previous owner'sbookplates or ink inscriptions or any other marks of any kind.
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