Japanese Plays No-Kyogen-Kabuki 1st Edition from the library of Harold James Oliver twice-Signed by Oliver

Sadler, A.L. (translator)


Place Published: b&w illustrations
Edition: 1st Edition
Date Published: 1934
Illustrator: b&w illustrations
Size: 8vo

Collection of Japanese Plays, translated and with an introduction by A.L. Sadler (professor of Oriental studies University of Sydney); includes No plays, Kyogen or Comic Interludes, and Kabuki; b&w illustrations, showing stage plans, and Tadangri; 1st Edition, stating ‘Angus and Robertson Publishers to the University 1934’; purple boards with black titling and borders; Scarce; this copy from the library of Harold James Oliver, author and academic at the University of Sydney from 1936-1959; twice signed by Oliver, once to front pastedown, and again to introduction; Oliver’s bookplate (designed by Norman Lindsay) to front pastedown; heavy foxing to endpapers and prelims, lighter foxing to text block, o.w. Very Good throughout; boards sun-faded to front and rear, and heavily so to spine; dustwrapper lightly rubbed, sunned/tanned to spine (with fading of text), o.w. Good.

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