Robert Frost

Robert Frost (1874–1963) is one of America’s best known poets of the twentieth century. He was also a failed poultry farmer and, later, Poet Laureate of Vermont.

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The Figure a Poem Makes
Robert Frost

2017 / Poetry / $30.00
Fine / 16 pp

In his short 1939 essay “The Figure a Poem Makes,” the American poet Robert Frost is at his plucky best, offering the reader equal measures of both terse New-England matter-of-factness and slippery riddling on the subject of writing poetry—“the straight crookedness of a good walking stick.” Frequently mined for its pithy lines, this essay is one of Frost’s most concise commentaries on the elusive nature of his craft.

Production Notes: The text was composed from fonts of Monotype Joanna and printed on a Vandercook proof press. The sheet was folded to make 16 pages, 5×8.25 inches, and sewn into a paper wrapper. The text paper is Mohawk Superfine. The wrapper paper was made by the Saint Armand paper mill, Montreal, Quebec. The edition is limited to 120 copies. This book was handmade by Andrew Steeves.

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