American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech. His work frequently employed settings from rural life in New England in the early twentieth century, using them to examine complex social and philosophical themes. One of the most popular and critically respected American poets of the twentieth century, Frost was honored frequently during his lifetime, receiving four Pulitzer Prizes for Poetry. He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal in 1960 for his poetic works. On July 22, 1961, Frost was named poet laureate of Vermont.
Signed book: Come In and Other Poems. Later printing. NY: Henry Holt and Company, 1943. Hardcover, 5.75 x 8.25, 192 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page, “Robert Frost to Carolyn Gorey Ripton Vermont 1950″.
In very good condition, original brown cloth, lacks dustjacket.