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JAPANESE LITERATURE

JAPANESE LITERATURE

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1 The Temple of the Golden Pavilion.
New York Knopf. 1959 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First American edition. Very good+ in very good+ dust jacket. (Light foxing at top & fore edges. Trace ofsoiling at bottom edge. Barely discernible erasure at head of front end-paper. 1"-inch closed tear at base of front panel of jacket. ) ; 6" x 8 1/2"; 262 pages 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 Endo, Shusaku. (Text) Gallagher, Michael. (Trans.) The Sea and Poison.
NY TAPLINGER. 1980 0800870212 / 9780800870218 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Fine in near fine dust jacket. (Couple tiny chips at spine ends. ) Sharp copy. (O) 
Price: 75.00 USD
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3 Murakami, Haruki. THE WIND-UP BIRD CHRONICLE.
NY KNOPF. 1997 First Edition. 
First American Edition. About fine in a fine dj. (A few tiny hints of rubbing to bottom edges of boards) A sharp copy. (O) 
Price: 275.00 USD
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4 Murasaki, Lady. (Text) Waley, Arthur. (Trans.) THE BRIDGE OF DREAMS.
BOSTON HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY. 1933 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
First American edition. Close to near fine in price-clipped, Vg. + dust jacket. (Light trace of foxing at cloth gutters & lower spine. Bottom edge of boards rubbed. Shallow chipping at crest & base of spine, with no loss to titles. Spine age toned, but still perfectly readable. Couple short edge tears in jacket. ) Final volume in the Japanese classic "The Tale of Genji." 
Price: 200.00 USD
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5 Oe, Kenzaburo. THE SILENT CRY.
TOKYO: KODANSHA. 1974 1974 First Edition Paperback. Fine with no dust jacket 
First English Language Edition. UNCORRECTED PROOF. Fine in plain blue printed wrappers. Nobel laureate's masterpiece. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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6 Oe, Kenzaburo. THE SILENT CRY.
TOKYO/NY KODANSHA. 1974 First Edition; First Printing Cloth Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. About fine in fine dj. (Hint of foxing at top edge) Nobel Prize winning author's masterpiece. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 Ooka, Shohei. FIRES ON THE PLAIN.
NY KNOPF. 1957 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Near fine in price-clipped near fine dust jacket. A Japanese gentleman (not the author) has inscribed the book to noted scholar & professor Blake Nevius on front end-paper. (A few tiny nicks & traces of shelf-wear at edges of jacket. Spine unfaded. ) Filmed in 1962 by Kon Ichikawa. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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8 Tsushima, Yuko. (Text) Harcourt, Geraldine Harcourt. (Trans. ) Woman Running in the Mountains.
Pantheon. 1991 0394582381 / 9780394582382 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Fine dust jacket 
First American edition. Very good+ copy in fine dust jacket. (Edges lightly foxed. Tad musty overall. ) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 275 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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