Item #2022-M142 Forward Into the Past: For Mary Sarton on Her Eightieth Birthday May 3, 1992. Susan Sherman.
Forward Into the Past: For Mary Sarton on Her Eightieth Birthday May 3, 1992

Forward Into the Past: For Mary Sarton on Her Eightieth Birthday May 3, 1992

Concord, New Hampshire. William B, Ewart, 1992. 1st Edition. Hardcover. 9.75"x6.25". A festschrift prepared to mark the occasion of Mary Sarton's 80th birthday. 150 copies were printed.Most were bound in maroon wrappers; 15, of which this is one, were specially bound in half leather. Loosely inserted is a typed note of thanks, unsigned and with the addressee left blank. Perhaps this was a presentation copy that was never presented. A collection of birthday wishes, reminisces, tributes and poetry from Sarton's friends and colleagues, including the first publication of Seamus Heaney's Poem 'A Wave from the Distance'. Contributors: Bernice Abbot, Theodore Adams, Lloyd Alexander, Kay Boyle, Gwendolyn Brooks, Theophilus Brown, Dorothy Bryant, Jean Burden, Pat Caroll, Christopher Devnick, William Drake, Elizabeth Evans, William B, Ewert, Angelica Garnett, Varton Gregorian, Doris Grumbach, Robert Hale, Beverly Hallam, Seamus Heaney, Carolyn Heilburn, Marcie Hershman, William Heyen, Frances Minturn Howard, Constance Hunting, Anthony Huxley, Peter Hyun, Elizabeth Janeway, Marilyn Kallet, Susan Kenney, Barbara Kingsolver, Howard Knotts, Margaret E. Kuhn, Maxine Kumin, Madeleine L'Emgle, Eda LeShan, Lawrence LeShan, Norman LLoyd, Michael Marsden, Francis O. Mattson, James McConkey, Burgess Meredith, Robert K. Metron, Ashley Montagu, Helen Nearing, Linda Pastan, Deborah Pease, Roland F. Pease, Noel Perrin, Margot Peters, Marge Piercy, Paul Reed, Mary Elsie Robertson, Stephen Robitaile, Fred Rogers, Karen Saum, Timothy Seldes, Irene Sharaff, Mary-Leigh Smart, Sir Stephen Spender, William Stafford, Sir John Summerson, Eric Swenson, Anne Taylor, Ilse-Margret Vogel, Martha Wheelock, Richard Wilbur, and Joan Woodward. In fine condition with a protective clear cover. Half leather binding, with gold title on front cover and spine, marbled endpapers. Fine. Item #2022-M142

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