Lot 178 of 725:
Dharma Bums signed by Japhy Ryder (Gary Snyder)  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$150 - $250

Title:
Dharma Bums - signed by "Japhy Ryder"

Author:
Kerouac, Jack

Place:

Publisher:
Signet Book

Date:
[1959]

Description:

Illustrated wrappers. First Printing. 

Signed on the first page (the page with reviews of the book) by Gary Snyder as, "Japhy Ryder (Ha!)". That was the name of the character in Dharma Bums, modeled after Kerouac's friend Snyder, a key figure who introduced Jack to Buddhism. An important autograph in an important book that details Jack's journey into a new spirituality.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
A bit worn at wrapper edges from handling, light water stain at bottom corner of text block; very good.


 
Item number:
241667
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