THE SNOW LEOPARD.
New York: Viking Press, 1978. First edition Winner of the National Book Award in the Contemporary Thought category and among the author's finest works. A classic of modern nature writing. Guiding his readers through steep-walled canyons and over tall mountains, the author offers a narrative that is shot through with metaphor and mysticism, and his arduous search for the snow leopard becomes a vehicle for reflections on all manner of matters of life and death. First trade edition. Small 4to. Fine, with light foxing to top edge Hardcover (Item ID: ESB10954)