"Reprint of the second edition, which was published in 1921 (the first edition was published in 1916). Presentation copy, inscribed by author on the front free endpaper with a fragment from his poem The Mountain (The Mountain first appeared in 1914 in Frost's previous book, North of Boston): Where the Fun Lies/Warm in December, cold in June you say?/I don't suppose the waters change d at all/You and I know enough to know it's warm/Compared with cold and cold compared with warm/But all the fun's in how you say a thing./ Robert Frost/For Fred Black. Octavo. Frontispiece portrait. Publishers quarter dark green cloth over gray green paper boards. Front cover lettered in gilt and spine ruled and lettered in gilt. Gilt rubbed away from a few letters on spine. With the bookplate of Fred and Maude Black on front pastedown. A fine copy."
Henry Holt and Company