SIGNED hardcover first edition - First printing. A collection of 55 poems and prose poems, both serious and playful, many with very personal introductions by Snyder describing the circumstances behind the poems, from his first climb of Mt St Helens on the same day in August 1945 when the atom bomb was dropped on Hiroshima to the destruction of the Buddhas in Bamiyan. SIGNED by Snyder. Photograph of Mt St Helens. Notes. 112 pp. Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # 56014
Title: DANGER ON PEAKS: Poems.
Publisher: Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, (2004.) dj
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Signed: Signed by Author(s)
Edition: 1st Edition
Book Description Shoemaker & Hoard, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., 2004. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. First Edition. Very fine, new, clean, crisp and unread first printing, SIGNED by Gary Snyder with his name only above his name and dated by him to the title page. Bound in sharp Dutch blue boards, the black spine stamped in silver titles, teal endpapers, the fine pictorial dust jacket protected in a new, clear Brodart cover. This beautiful collection, the first new poems from Snyder in twenty years, comprize a variety of styles and demonstate why he is such a revered poet and naturalist man of letters. SIGNED. Bookseller Inventory # 3040