Riprap, & Cold Mountain Poems
San Francisco, Four Seasons, 1969. Second edition, a poetry collection that reprints the contents of his first book, Riprap, as well as some poems that had previously not been collected. This edition adds a frontispiece photo of Snyder from 1953 and a Japanese woodcut illustration. Inscribed by the author to Peter Matthiessen, at Kitkitdizze, and dated "6.vi.40088," based on Snyder's contention that the modern Epoch began 40,000 years ago with the first cave paintings and the Magdalenia carvings. Spine-sunned; near fine in wrappers. [#032525] SOLD
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