AXE HANDLES: Poems.
Edition: First printing.
San Francisco: North Point Press, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Snyder's first collection after winning the Pulitzer prize for 'Turtle Island' in 1974 in the rather uncommon hardcover binding. The title refers to his son ('I am an axe, and my son a handle, soon to be shaping again.') and many of the poems are about family and community. 114 pp. ISBN: 0-86547-1193.
Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (embossed seal on front endpaper, a hint of foxing to top edge of textblock)