RIPRAP: a cobble of stone laid on steep slick rock to make a trail for horses in the mountains
Place Published: [Ashland, MA]
Publisher: Origin Press
Date Published: 1959
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 46101
SIGNED. 34 pp. Octavo [21 cm] in dark blue and white wraps with Japanese stab-binding, paper cover label. Extremities rubbed, light toning to wraps, decorative paper of rear wrap pulling up from its backing sheet, else very light wear; dampstained ink name and a few narrow dampstains to inside front wrap, some light soiling throughout early text.
Signed by Snyder on title page. Designed and edited by Cid Corman for his Origin Press. Snyder is an important literary figure from the Beat Generation whose work remains extremely relevant to this day. Snyder has been dubbed The Poet Laureate of Deep Ecology. This first edition of Snyder's first book was printed and bound in a run of only 500 copies. McNeil A1a. Kheridan p. 15.