Mylar protected dustjacket tattered at edges, soiled, and price clipped. Boards edge worn. Stated first printing. ; 8" - 9" tall; 216 pages. N° de ref. de la librería
Título: The Flower And Willow World The Story of the...
Año de publicación: 1960
Condición del libro: Very Good
Edición: First Printing
Descripción London, Melbourne, Toronto, et al: William Heinemann Ltd., 1959., 1959. British first edition (per Heinemann's "first published" statement upon copyright page). , 215 pages. Hardcover: H 21.5cm x L 14.25cm. Dust jacket well rubbed with some soiling; nicks and some wear along edges with strong creasing/bumping along top edges; slight chipping at spine and flap fold ends. Blue cloth with bright silver lettering to spine; a few minor spots of light discoloration to boards. Foxing to edges; slight foxing/toning to endpapers with several initial and rear leaves lightly affected by foxing too; past owner's ink inscription at top of front pastedown; interior text pages are otherwise clean. Binding is firm. A very good copy in a good+ dust jacket. With color frontispiece, sixteen b/w plates on eight unpaged leaves, six b/w line drawings on paged leaves, Author's Note, Acknowledgements, and Index. Features six chapters titled as: "Endless Singing and Dancing;" "Inside the Gay Quarters Many Lamps were Lit;" "She Danced Wonderfully to the Music;" "Clothes Do Much upon the Wit;" "Yesterday was Better than Today;" and "What Times, What Manners." New York's Orion Press published the American first edition in 1960. Nº de ref. del artículo: D17-8864
Descripción London: William Heinemann Ltd, 1959, 1959. Cloth, h/c. Good/Good and Protected. First Edition. 9 " x 6". P215 b/w illustrations foxing to page edges and fore pages. A fascinating account of the history and role of the geisha in Japan. Nº de ref. del artículo: 000215