Face at the Bottom of the World and other poems 1st Edition 1969

Sakutaro, Hagiwara; Wilson, Graeme (translator); Wilson, York (paintings)


Publisher: Tuttle
Place Published: Rutland and Tokyo
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1969
Illustrator: b&w illustrations
Size: 12mo

Collection of poems by Hagiwara Sakutaro, translated by Graeme Wilson and with illustrations by York Wilson; stated ‘First Printing, 1969’; half-cloth with silver titling to spine, textured paper sides with title label to front board; illustrated dustwrapper; Sakutaro is a major force in Japanese poetry, active in the Taisho and early Showa periods, best known for his dark visions, and blending of Japanese sensibilities with Western free verse forms; former owner’s name-stamp to front pastedown and name to front endpaper, minor foxing to text block, o.w. Very Good throughout; dustwrapper lightly edgeworn and rubbed, with one or two short closed tears, sunned/tanned to spine and edges of front panel (1-2cm), o.w. G-VG.

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