Ephemera from Robert Frost's 85th birthday party, New York, 26 March 1959. Robert FROST.
Ephemera from Robert Frost's 85th birthday party, New York, 26 March 1959
Ephemera from Robert Frost's 85th birthday party, New York, 26 March 1959
Ephemera from Robert Frost's 85th birthday party, New York, 26 March 1959

Ephemera from Robert Frost's 85th birthday party, New York, 26 March 1959

Frost's publishers Henry Holt and Company hosted a birthday celebration for the poet at The Waldorf Astoria in New York. The group comprises: Engraved menu on gilt-edged card stock, detailing the five courses and wine served (lightly bowed and soiled). – Mimeograph of attendees, with names and tables identified. Two pages, 4to, stapled (town at staple, creases from folding, light handling wear.) – "A remembrance collection of new poems by Robert Frost now gathered together and printed for the dinner held in New York in honor of his eighty-fifth birthday." 8vo. [7] pages. Printed wrappers (pale shadow on front wrapper, some light handling wear). One of 150 copies for those who attended the dinner. Printed at The Spiral Press. Item #406757

And with: "The Gift Outright." Bifolium printing Frost's poem facing portrait photograph of the poet, with note on front by A. C. Edwards, President of Hilt, Rinehart and Winston (a few edge tears and some handling wear, pale shadow on front).

Price: $500.00

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