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JAPANESE LITERATURE

JAPANESE LITERATURE

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1 Abe, Kobo. FRIENDS.
GROVE PRESS. NY 1969 1969 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
First English Language Edition. Fine in a priceclipped, otherwise fine dj. A play. 
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2 Abe, Kobo. THE BOX MAN.
KNOPF. NY 1974 1974 First Edition. Hardcover Near fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Near fine in a Nf. dj. (Couple of short edge tears in dj. Vertical crease on rear dj. flap. One corner a trifle bumped) 
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3 Abe, Kobo. THE RUINED MAP.
KNOPF. NY 1969 1969 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American edition. Fine in a Nf. dj. (3 small edge tears. Mild crease on front cover) THIRD book. 
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4 Abe, Kobo. (Text) Keene, Donald. (Trans.) THE MAN WHO TURNED INTO A STICK.
TOKYO UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO PRESS. 1975 First Edition. Fine 
First English Language Edition. About fine in a fine dj. (Faint erasure ghost at upper righthand corner of front endpaper. Corner tips on dj. flaps neatly clipped) Features 3 short dramatic scenes. One of the author's most elusive titles. (O) 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 Akutagawa, Ryunosuke. KAPPA.
TOKYO THE HOKUSEIDO PRESS. 1949 First Edition. Cloth Dust Jacket Included 
First Revised Edition in English. (After the edition of 1947) About fine in pictorial boards, in a close to fine pictorial printed dj. (Trace of foxing at top edge. Small edge nicks & slight toning at spine of dj.) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Endo, Shusaku. FOREIGN STUDIES.
THE LINDEN PRESS. NY 1995 
First American Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in plain blue printed wrappers. (Publicity info iked on front cover)  
Price: 25.00 USD
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7 Endo, Shusaku. SCANDAL.
LONDON PETER OWEN. 1988 First Edition. Hardcover Dust Jacket Included 
First British Edition. Near fine in a Nf. dj. (Couple of corner tips lightly nudged. Hint of faint foxing at edges. A few tiny nicks in dj.) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 Endo, Shusaku. (Text) Gallagher, Michael. (Trans.) THE SEA AND POISON.
NY TAPLINGER. 1980 First Edition. Fine 
First American Edition. Fine in a near fine dj. (Couple of very tiny chips at spine ends) Sharp copy. (O) 
Price: 35.00 USD
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9 Ibuse, Masuji. BLACK RAIN.
KODANSHA. TOKYO/PALO ALTO 1969 1969 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Close to fine in a priceclipped dj. The publisher's wrap-around band is in place. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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10 Inoue, Yasushi. THE COUNTERFEITER AND OTHER STORIES.
TUTTLE. RUTLAND 1965 
First American Edition. Very close to fine in a priceclipped, otherwise fine dj.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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11 Ishiguro, Kazuo. AN ARTIST OF THE FLOATING WORLD.
NY PUTNAM. 1986 First Edition. Hardcover Near fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Near fine in a fine dj. (Bottom corner tips lightly bumped) Author's SECOND book. Winner of the Whitbread Award. (LRC) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Iwasaki, Yozan T. And Hughes, Glenn. THREE MODERN JAPANESE PLAYS.
CINCINNATI: STEWART KIDD COMPANY. 1923 
Cloth. REPRINT. About fine in the rare dj., which is near fine, with only a few short edge tears & some discoloration to the spine.  
Price: 75.00 USD
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13 Kawabata, Yasunari. THE SOUND OF THE MOUNTAIN.
NY KNOPF. 1970 First Edition. Cloth Dust Jacket Included 
Near fine in a Vg.+ dj. (Two 1"-inch tears at head of front cover of dj. Interior tape mend to tears. A few mild spots of shelfwear to dj.) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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14 Kitakata, Kenzo. ASHES.
NY VERTICAL. 2003 First American Edition. 
Fine in fine 2-piece dj. Mystery novel by Japan's dean of hardboiled fiction writers.  
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Maruya, Saiichi. RAIN IN THE WIND.
NY KODANSHA. 1990 First American Edition. Printer Wrapper Galley/Proof 
UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in plain dark blue printed wrappers.  
Price: 20.00 USD
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16 Mishima, Yukio. FORBIDDEN COLORS.
KNOPF. NY 1968 1968 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Fine in a close to fine dj. (A few tiny edge nicks in dj.) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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17 Mishima, Yukio. PATRIOTISM.
NY: NEW DIRECTIONS. 1995 1995 First Edition. Fine 
First American Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in pictorial vellobound printed wrappers. (Title inked by publisher on spine) An uncommon advance. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Mishima, Yukio. SUN & STEEL.
KODANSHA. TOKYO/PALO ALTO 1970 1970 First Edition. Hardcover Near fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Near fine in a Nf. dj. (Faint dampstain at base of rear cloth cover. Touches of mild rubbing to rear panel) 
Price: 100.00 USD
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19 Mishima, Yukio. THE DECAY OF THE ANGEL.
NY KNOPF. 1974 First Edition. Cloth Fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. Fine in a close to fine dj. (Title mildly discolored on spine of dj. Tiny edge nick in dj.) Concluding volume in the quartet. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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20 Mishima, Yukio. THE SOUND OF WAVES.
NY: KNOPF. 1956 1956 First Edition. Hardcover Fine Dust Jacket Included 
First American Edition. About fine in a priceclipped Vg.+ dj. (Several short edge tears in dj. A few small chips at corners & at base of spine. Light shelfwear to dj.) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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