Item #338243 Forward into the Past. A Festschrift for May Sarton on her Eightieth Birthday, May 3, 1992. Seamus Heaney.
Forward into the Past. A Festschrift for May Sarton on her Eightieth Birthday, May 3, 1992
Forward into the Past. A Festschrift for May Sarton on her Eightieth Birthday, May 3, 1992
Forward into the Past. A Festschrift for May Sarton on her Eightieth Birthday, May 3, 1992
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HEANEY, ANNE TYLER, HEYEN, GRUMBACH, R. WILBUR, M. KUMIN

Forward into the Past. A Festschrift for May Sarton on her Eightieth Birthday, May 3, 1992.

New Hampshire: William B. Ewert, 1992.

First edition, limited issue; "one of fiteen copies specially bound in half leather" [82]pp. marbled endpapers. "Designed by John Kristensen, set in Hermann Zapf's Palatino and Michelangelo types, and printed in an edition of 150 copies on Mohawk Letterpress Text at Firefly Press, Somerville, Massachusetts." HEANEY, ANNE TYLER, HEYEN, GRUMBACH, R. WILBUR, M. KUMIN. A fine copy as issued in three-quarters morocco boards, with marbled endpapers Item #338243

An elusive publication in this half-leather issue.

Contains the first appearance of poems by Seamus Heaney ("A Wave from the Distance") [Brandes & Durkan B127b (limited edition), noting: "the poem is an early version of 'A Sofa in the Forties'"] and Anne Tyler; original essays by Maxine Kumin and William Heyen, and with tributes by Kay Boyle, Gwendolyn Brooks, D. Grumbach, M. L'Engle, M. Piercy, S. Spender, R. Wilbur et al. The entire edition was prepared primarily for private distribution to the contributors and to friends of the author. A fine copy [issued without printed dust jacket (in this half leather issue)]. An elusive publication in this half-leather issue.

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