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Seven Japanese tales by  Junichiro Tanizaki - Hardcover - 1970 - from Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB and Biblio.co.uk

Seven Japanese tales

by Tanizaki, Junichiro

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New York: Knopf, 1970. 298p., second printing of the first American issue, quarter cloth spine (bright green) gilt-lettered over dun boards, in dust jacket. Jacket is somewhat dust-soiled with foxed margins; book itself is in nice shape except that, except for the tinted top edge, the untrimmed edges show light foxing. A good to very good copy. Translated by Howard Hibbett.


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Cloth
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jacket
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spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. A...[more]
foxed
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edges
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