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A list of May Sarton works

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1. SARTON, May.  AT EIGHTY‑TWO: A Journal.  NY: W.W. Norton, (1996).  First edition.  8vo., pale green cloth.  Slight soil to rpd, verso of dust jacket, else fine. $20.00 (64133)

2. SARTON, May.  AT SEVENTY.  A Journal.  New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1984).  First edition.  8vo, brown cloth.  This is a fine copy in a dust jacket.  $20.00 (64026)

3. SARTON, May.  THE BRIDGE OF YEARS.  Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1946.  First edition of May Sarton's second novel.  A very good copy lacking the dust jacket. $30.00 (64031)

4. SARTON, May.  CLOUD, STONE, SUN, VINE.  Poems, Selected and New.  New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1961).  First edition.  Inscribed by author on the half-title  8vo., green cloth; spine in gilt.   Fine, in a dust jacket. $250.00 (50782)

5. SARTON, May.  CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS.  New York: W.W. Norton and Co., 1975.  First edition, signed in full also inscribed presentation copy, with a warm personal inscription, For Marilyn/ with love/M/feb/1982.  8vo., black paper-covered boards backed in tan cloth, spine stamped in black and red.  A fine copy in a dust jacket. $125.00 (55493)

6. SARTON, May.  ENCORE.  A Journal of the Eightieth Year.  NY: W.W. Norton, (1993).  First edition.  8vo., brick cloth; illustrated.  Fine, in the dust jacket. $20.00 (64128)

7. SARTON, May.  ENDGAME.  A Journal of the Seventy-Ninth Year.  NY: W.W. Norton: (1992).  First edition.  8vo., turquoise cloth; illustrated.  Fine, in the dust jacket.  $20.00 (64124)

8. SARTON, May.  FAITHFUL ARE THE WOUNDS.  London: Victor Gollancz, 1955.  First British edition, and the only British title of Sarton's we have seen.   A novel based on the suicide of Harvard Prof. F.O. Matthiessen.  8vo., red paper-covered boards, spine in gilt.  A very good copy; clean and bright, in a dust jacket that shows some sunning at the spine and perimeters, light edgewear at the crown. $65.00 (50813)

9. SARTON, May.  I KNEW A PHOENIX.  New York: Rinehart & Company, 1959. First edition.  Bookplate on pastedown else a fine copy in a rather worn slightly soiled dust jacket. $45.00 (50791)

10. SARTON, May.  I KNEW A PHOENIX.  New York: Rinehart & Company, 1959. First edition.  A fine copy in a moderately soiled dust jacket. $45.00 (49361)

11. SARTON, May.  I KNEW A PHOENIX.  New York: Rinehart & Company, 1959. First edition.  A fine copy in a rather worn slightly soiled dust jacket. $45.00 (62196)

12. SARTON, May.  IN TIME LIKE AIR.  Poems.  New York: Rinehart & Company, (1958).  First edition.  Signed with a thank you note in Sarton's hand laid in.  Fine in the dust jacket. $275.00 (48833)

13. SARTON, May.  IN TIME LIKE AIR.  Poems.  New York: Rinehart & Company, (1958).  First edition.  Inscribed by author on the half-title.  Fine in the dust jacket which is spine darkened and  and somewhat soiled. $175.00 (50781)

14. SARTON, May.  LETTERS FROM MAINE: NEW POEMS. New York: W. W. Norton & Co., 1984. First edition. 62 pp. 8vo., black cloth with spine stamped in gilt. Faint light pale spotting to cloth boards. Inscribed by Sarton on front flyleaf.Fine internally. In fine b/w illustrated dust jacket lettered in yellow and white. SOLD

15. SARTON, May.  THE LION AND THE ROSE.  New York: Rinehart & Company, 1948.  First edition, with publisher's review slip laid-in.  x,104 pp.  8vo., rose cloth, lettered in silver gilt on spine, silver gilt-stamped rose on upper board.  Top-edge of bookblock is foxed and paste-action at pastedowns, else clean internally.  Light spotting to cloth at crown.  In a spine-sunned dust jacket, which shows moderate soiling all over, and wear at perimeters.  About very good. $125.00 (71170)

16. SARTON, May.  THE MAGNIFICENT SPINSTER.  New York: Norton, (1985). First edition.  8vo, maroon cloth-backed, white paper-covered boards.  Fine, in the dust jacket.  $20.00 (64027)

17. SARTON, May.  MAY SARTON: A SELF PORTRAIT.  Edited by Marita Simpson and Martha Wheelock.  New York: W.W. Norton and Co., (1986). First trade edition,  having been published originally in 1982 in a limited edition titled World Of Light: A portrait of May Sarton. 8vo., red cloth, spine in gilt.  A fine copy in a price clipped dust jacket. $20.00
(64032)

18. SARTON, May.  MISS PICKTHORN AND MR. HARE.  New York; W.W. Norton & Company, (1966).  First edition.  This is a fine copy in a dust jacket. $65.00 (58943)

19. SARTON, May.  MRS. STEVENS HEARS THE MERMAIDS SINGING.  A novel.  Introduction by Carolyn G. Heilbrun.  New York: W.W. Norton and Co., (1974).  Reissue; first edition with new introduction.  8vo., black paper-covered boards backed in tan cloth.  A very good copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. $35.00 (50810)

20. SARTON, May.  PLANT DREAMING DEEP.  New York: W.W. Norton, (1968).First edition.  Fine, in a slightly soiled and edgeworn dust jacket. $30.00 (46205)

21. SARTON, May.  A PRIVATE MYTHOLOGY.  New Poems.  New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1966).  First edition.   A fine copy in a lightly soiled and rather foxed dust jacket. SOLD

22. SARTON, May.  A RECKONING.  New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., (1978).  First edition.  This is a fine copy in a dust jacket. $20.00 (64036)

23. SARTON, May.  RECOVERING.  A Journal.  New York: W.W. Norton, (1980). First edition.  A fine copy in a dust jacket. $20.00 (64024)

24. SARTON, May.  RECOVERING.  A journal.  New York: W.W. Norton and Co., (1986).  First paperback issue, inscribed by the author.  8vo., illustrated paper wraps.  A very good copy that shows a bit of soiling and creasing at the spine.  $25.00 (50815)

25. SARTON, May.  SARTON SELECTED.  An Anthology of the Journals, Novels, and Poems of May Sarton.  Edited, with an introduction and notes, by Bradford Dudley Daziel.  New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1991).  First edition.  8vo., maroon cloth.  Fine, in a dust jacket, with a touch of wear to crown.  $20.00 (44084)

26.   SARTON, May.  A SHOWER OF SUMMER DAYS.  New York: Holt, Rinehart & Co., [c. 1955].  Later printing, presentation copy inscribed by the author.  8vo., black paper-covered boards.  Minimal bump to crown, with light wear to the boards; foxing to endpapers, with a touch of dampstain to ffep and fore-edge of two leaves.  An about very good, tight copy overall. $65.00 (72131)

27. SARTON, May.  A SHOWER OF SUMMER DAYS.  New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc., (1952).  First edition. 8vo., black cloth.   Overall, a fine, bright copy, in a lightly soiled dust jacket with slight wear to edges. $75.00 (80143)

28. SARTON, May.  A SHOWER OF SUMMER DAYS.  New York: Rinehart & Co., Inc., (1952).  First edition..  8vo., black cloth.   Overall, a fine, bright copy, in a lightly soiled, price clipped dust jacket with nicks and slight wear to edges. $65.00 (49593)

29. SARTON, May.  THE SILENCE NOW: NEW AND UNCOLLECTED EARLIER POEMS. New York: W. W. Norton & Co. [1988]. First edition, inscribed by the author in purple ink on front flyleaf, dated Christmas 1988, to her long-time friend, the artist Polly Thayer Starr. (In 1936 Polly Thayer painted a famous portrait of Sarton which is frequently
reproduced and is currently in the collection of the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University.)  79 pp. 8vo., slate-colored cloth stamped in gilt on spine. Fine in a very good price-clipped dust jacket.  SOLD

30. SARTON, May.  THE SINGLE HOUND.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938.  First edition of May Sarton's first novel.  Bottom edge of text has a thin ink blotch, effecting only nine leaves at end of text.  Else a near fine copy in a dust jacket with nicks and short tears to edges and a little light soil.  $475.00 (54181)

31. SARTON, May.  THE SMALL ROOM.  A Novel.  New York: W.W. Norton & Co., (1961).  First edition.  8vo., grey cloth-backed black cloth-covered boards.  A fine copy in a spine darkened dust jacket. $65.00 (60060)

32. (SARTON, May).  WORLD OF LIGHT: A PORTRAIT OF MAY SARTON.  With additional poems and comments.  New York: Ishtar, 1982.  First edition.  Small 4to., green paper wraps.  A very good copy that shows some slight denting at the corner of the pages.  $65.00 (50816)