The Gary Snyder Reader: Prose, Poetry, and Translations 1952-1998. Gary Snyder.

The Gary Snyder Reader: Prose, Poetry, and Translations 1952-1998

ISBN: 1887178902
Washington DC: Counterpoint, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. "This monumental collection gathers the essays, travel journals, letters, poems, and translations of one of the most influential voices of the twentieth century." (from front flap) A definitive compendium of twentieth-century productions by Beat-&-Beyond Giant Gary Snyder, with generous excerpts from all his epic cycles including the Pulitzer Prize-winning "Turtle Island" (1975). Foreword by poet & Snyder acolyte Jim Dodge; Author's Note; Chronology & Index. Bracing front cover dust jacket photograph of the poet in outdoorsman-environmentalist mode by David Robertson; frontispiece photo of a Zen-contemplative Snyder by Allen Ginsberg. An essential keystone for the Snyder collector. Book in very fine condition with only a few very small spot-stains at upper area side edge of text block; short bump-creases at lower corners of a few late page leaves; otherwise substantially mint inside & out. Unclipped dust jacket in very fine condition with only slight rubbing, mostly in the form of a few faint, thin vertical lines across surface & edges of front, back covers & spine; one tiny bump at upper left corner of rear flap. Very Fine / Very Fine. [Item #3122]

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