Japanese Love Poems

By: Bennett, Jean (editor)

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CA1 - A hard cover first editon withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition. Stated first edition with no additional printings indicated on the copyright page. A tight, clean, sound copy in white paper covered boards with a large gold and red graphic on the front and gold lettering on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear with the dust jacket mylar sleeve endflaps glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps, marks, and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, the front and back free endpapers, and the title page plus there is some very light skattered staining a the extreme bottom right edges the last pages starting at page 25. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear with a library label on the spine plus there is some very, very light edge wear at the inside corner edges of the front and back endflaps plus there is some very light, scattered yellowing on the front and back endflaps. A colleciton of almost two hundred Japanese love poems edited by Jean Bennett and illustrated with black and white drawings by Scott Cumming. They incude works by ancient and modern classic Japanese poets. Index of first lines, 104p.

Title: Japanese Love Poems

Author: Bennett, Jean (editor)

Illustrator: Cumming, Scott

Categories: Poetry, Literature, Poetry First Editions, Poetry Anthologies, Asian Literature, Poetry Translations, Japanese Literature,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Doubleday and Company, Inc.: 1976

ISBN: 0385030851

ISBN 13: 9780385030854

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Ex-Library

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: SCW12666

Keywords: Poetry Poetic Works Poem Poems Japanese Love Poems Translation Translations Cumming Scott Bennett Jean Love Japanese Literature Japanese Poetry Marriage Marital Love Affection Regard Reunion Parting Illicit Love Affiars Courtesans Clandestine Meetings Pai,