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Lot 0147
Heading: (Japanese Literature)
Author: Various authors
Title: Eight Volumes of Japanese Literature
Place Published: Various places
Date Published: Various dates

Japanese fiction, poetry, and plays.


  • Asataro, Miyamori. Masterpieces of Japanese Poetry Ancient and Modern. 2 vols. Illus. incl. color plates. Gilt-lettered tan cloth. First Edition. (Stains to cover, fraying to cloth along spines, good). Tokyo: Maruzen, 1936.

  • Waley, Arthur, trans. A Wreath of God, being the Third Part of 'The Tale of Genji.' Cloth, gilt-lettered spine. First English Edition. (Dusty; foxing, good). London: George Allen & Unwin, [1927].

  • Sugimoto, Etsu I. A Daughter of the Samurai. Illus. Jacket. First American Edition. (Jacket tattered; good in poor jacket). Garden City: Doubleday, Doran, 1934.

  • Sturge, Ernest A. The Spirit of Japan. Illus. Gilt-lettered gray cloth. N.p.: Sturge Zenshu Kankokai, [1934].

  • Sakai, Atsuharu. Japanese Puns and Fun. Dec. boards. First Edition. (Signed by author. Irregular browning to covers). Yokohama: Yamagata Printing, 1960.

  • Sawyer, Edith. The Abiding of Ume. Color frontis. Purple cloth. (Dusty, fading to spine, else about very good). First American Edition. NY: John Lowell Pratt, 1932.

  • Shimei, Futabatei. Mediocrity. Trans. by Glenn Shaw. Pictorial cloth. First Edition in English. Spine darkened and lacking cloth at upper half , affecting title, else good). Tokyo: Hokuseido Press, 1927.

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Japanese Prose in Eight Volumes

Estimate $200 - $300Jun 28, 2018