The Life of an Amorous Man translated by Kengi Hamada illustrations by Masakazu Kuwata

Saikaku Ihara; Kengi Hamada (translator); Masakazu Kuwata (illustrator)


Publisher: Tuttle
Place Published: Rutland and Tokyo
Edition: 1st thus
Date Published: 1964
Illustrator: b&w illustrations
Size: 12mo

1st Edition (stated) of this translation of one of the classics of Japanese erotic literature (first published in 1682), translated and with an introduction by Kengi Hamada, and with illustrations (b&w woodcuts, colour woodcut to title page) by Masakazu Kuwata; a volume in the Tuttle Library of Japanese Literature; purple cloth boards with illustration blind-embossed to front board, and silver titling to spine; former owner’s name-stamp to front pastedown, top text block foxed, o.w. Very Good and clean throughout; dustwrapper lightly rubbed, sunned to spine, o.w. Very Good.

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