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Gary Snyder brand pine nuts ... as eaten in Turtle Island

Title
Gary Snyder brand pine nuts ... as eaten in Turtle Island / Gary Snyder.
Author
Snyder, Gary, 1930-
Publication
San Francisco: Zephyrus Image, 1975]

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[1] bag of nuts: illustrations; 17 x 11 cm
Subjects
Note
  • Gary Snyder won a Pulitzer Prize in 1975 for his book of poetry Turtle Island.
  • Designed by Michael Myers.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access ;
Call Number
Berg Coll Snyder ZA2 Z47 1975
OCLC
28167439
Author
Snyder, Gary, 1930-
Title
Gary Snyder brand pine nuts ... as eaten in Turtle Island / Gary Snyder.
Imprint
San Francisco: Zephyrus Image, 1975]
Summary
Tan card-stock label folded to 10.1 cm x 5. 7 cm, the front with facsimile trademark Snyder signature and registered mark by Michael Myers in blue; front label background in red with reverse lettering, motto in green; verso with recipe in grey with two ornaments in red; stapled to a clear polythene bag, approx. 10 x 17.1 cm., containing two nuts.
Largely distributed in guerrilla actions ; they were placed in San Francisco’s Geary-Boulevard convenience stores and sold for 25 cents each.
Rare survival in this state.
Some packages contained fragments of peyote.
Parody of ​poet ​Gary Snyder’s Zen consciousness​, back-to-nature philosophy,​ and valorization of Native American culture.
Access
Restricted access ; request permission in holding division.
Local Note
Berg Collection copy formerly owned by Holbrook Teter (d. 1999), a Zephyrus Image printer, Bay-Area social worker and community activist.
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Myers, Michael.
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Berg Coll Snyder ZA2 Z47 1975
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