Lot 274 of 725:
4 works by Gary Snyder, 3 are signed  

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Four works by Gary Snyder - three are signed by him

Snyder, Gary

Various places


Various dates



  • The Old Ways: Six Essays. Wrappers. First Printing. City Lights Books, [1977]. Signed by Snyder on the title page.
  • Regarding Wave. Wrappers. New Directions, [1970]. Signed by Snyder on the title page.
  • Axe Handles. Wrappers. First Edition. Shoemaker & Hoard, [1983]. Signed by Snyder on the title page.
  • The Real Work: Interviews & Talks 1964-1979. Wrappers. New Directions, [1980].

Four works of poetry and essays by Gary Snyder. Snyder was the inspiration behind the character in Jack Kerouac's Dharma Bums, Japhy Ryder. Snyder was a Beat poet, lived and worked with Philip Whalen, and was primarily responsible for introducing Buddhism to his friend Kerouac. More recently, Snyder has gone on to education, travel writing, and continues to write poetry and prose.

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