The Earth's Wild Places. Gary Snyder.

The Earth's Wild Places

Sacramento, CA: Ellen's Old Alchemical Press, 1976. Limited First Edition. Single Sheet. A letter-size broadside (8&1/2"x11") with the title poem by Gary Snyder, a primary poet of the Beat Generation & beyond. Although no information is provided on the broadside itself, according to John Sherlock's Bibliography of Works By and About Gary Snyder (Second Edition, Revised and Expanded, 2010), this is one of "450 (+45) copies" that were printed in black on heavy pale green paper as here & originally "Included in issue #2 of the journal Hard Pressed (comprised of a set of 25 broadsides)." (Sherlock, B28a, pg. 21) A rare, beautiful Snyder collectible offered separately from the issue/collection noted above. In very fine condition with only a few faint creases at upper left corner; small ink spot near mid-right lower edge & ink residue at thin right edge, both near-certainly as issued. Mostly closed, short tear in shrinkwrap at illustration above title, not effecting same.

Item is currently mounted on stiff board, in protective shrink wrap, will be shipped carefully rolled in a tube.
Very Fine. [Item #2380]

Price: $60.00