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Japanese Love Poems

By: Bennett, Jean (editor)

Price: $5.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Book ID: SCW12666

ISBN: 0385030851

Condition: Very Good


CA1 - A hard cover first editon withdrawn ex-library book in very good condition.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 ve... View more info

Three-Legged Horse

By: Ch'ing-wen, Cheng

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Columbia University Press: 1999

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW08528

ISBN: 0231113862

Condition: Good


BH1 - A hard cover first edition withdrawn ex-library book in very good- condition. A sequence of numbers appears on the copyright page with the "1" present and no additional printings indicated. A tight, clean, sound copy in red paper covered boards quarter bound in red cloth with metallic blue lettering and a graphic on the spine with very minor overall shelf wear plus the dust jacket endflaps are glued to the front and back fixed endpapers plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, front free endpaper, and title page. The dust dust jacket shows... View more info

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Southeast Asian Literatures in Translation: A Preliminary Bibliography

By: Jenner, Philip N.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hawaii, USA, University Press of Hawaii: 1973

Book ID: SCW08494

Condition: Good


BF6 - A trade paperback book in good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound coyp in red wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very, very light edge wear around the covers' outside edges plus there is a label stain (about 0.75"x1") on the front cover plus there is some very light soiling on the spine and on the outside paper edges plus there is some very, very light foxing on the top outside paper edges. A bibliography of southeast Asian literature primarily based on the holdings of the University of Hawaii library system but also including sources from multiple sources. 198... View more info

Heavy Wings

By: Jie, Zhang

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Grove Weidenfeld: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW09150

ISBN: 0802110398

Condition: Very Good


CG5 - An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in turquoise paper covered boards quarter bound in turquoise cloth with silver lettering and a silver graphic on the spine with only very minor overall shelf wear. The dust jacket shows only very minor overall shelf wear. Translated from the Chinese by Howard Goldblatt. A novel set in China and set in an auto plant in Beijing. The story is a microcosm of the ongoing struggle between reformers promoting more freedom and party hardliners clinging to the centrally managed economy and aats ideology which justifies their privilege and power. The author is a... View more info

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Modern Indian Literature: A Panoramic Glimpse

By: Kripalani, Krishna

Price: $2.75

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, USA, Charles E. Tuttle Co.: 1971

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW10553

ISBN: 0804809240

Condition: Good


BC1 - A tight, clean, sound copy in red cloth covered boards with tape staining on the outside surfaces of the front and back boards and front and back free endpapers from where the dust jacket was taped to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps and pocket on the top outside paper edges, the front free endpaper, the title page, the dedication page, and the back free endpaper plus there is some light yellowing on the outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear with some fading on the spine plus it is price clipped plus there is a library label on the spine pl... View more info

After the Banquet

By: Mishima, Yukio

Price: $1.75

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Perigee Book/G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1981

Book ID: SCW06956

ISBN: 0399504869

Condition: Good


BX1 - A trade paperback book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear plus there is some very, very light edge wear around the covers' edges plus there is some very light creasing on the front and back covers plus there is some very light soiling on the outside paper edges. This is a title in the publisher's Perigee Japanese Library series. Translated from the Japanese by Donald Keene. The main character is a woman who owns a luxurious and famous Tokyo restaurant and who falls in love with one of her clinets, a... View more info

Acts of Worship: Seven Stories

By: Mishima, Yukio

Price: $2.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Kodansha International: 1989

Book ID: SCW10786

Condition: Very Good


BX2 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unrrad, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very light yellowing algont the front spine edges. Translated from the Japanese by John Bester. A collection of short stories by a noted Japanese author. By the author of "The Way of the Samurai," "Spring Snow," "The Temple of Dawn," "After the Banquet," and "Thirst for Love." 205p. View more info

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The House Spirit: And Other Stories

By: Okamoto, Kanoko

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Capra Press: 1995

Book ID: SCW13219

ISBN: 0884963926

Condition: Good


CG4 - An ex-library trade paperback book in good condition that has library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), some puncture hole and scuffing on the top corners near the spine, light discoloration and shelf wear. Translated from the Japanese by Kazuko Sugasaki. A collection of short stories by a noted Japanese author. This edition includes a biographical essay by the translator. 7.5"x5.5", 156 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

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The Umbrella Country

By: Realuyo, Bino A.

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Ballantine Publishing Group: 1999

Book ID: SCW01953

ISBN: 0345428889

Condition: Very Good


BH4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with only very, very minor overall shelf wear. The story of an eleven-year-old trying to make sense of his family and a world that is growing increasingly harsher before his eyes. His world is the tumultuous streets of Manila. By the author of "In Spite of Open Eyes." 298p. View more info

The Moor's Last Sigh

By: Rushdie, Salman; Reder, Michael (edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, USA, Pantheon Books: 1995

Book ID: SCW00753

Condition: Near Fine


BC1 - An advance reading copy trade paperback book in near fine condition that has some light discoloration and shelf wear. A ferociously witty family saga in modern India. Author is winner of the Booker Prize. This novel was sellected as the New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice of the Year. 9"x6", 434 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. View more info

The Fringe of Heaven

By: Sutherland, Margaret

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Owings Mills, Maryland, USA, Stemmer House Publishers, Incorporated: 1984

Edition: Later Printing

Book ID: SCW05527

ISBN: 0880450444

Condition: Good


CF4 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus there are the usual library stamps, labels, and pocket on the top outside paper edges, front endpaper, title page, copyright page, and back endpaper plus there is some light tape staining on the boards from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped down to the boards. The dust jacket shows very minor overall shelf wear plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A novel about the precarious lives of a group of people living in slightly down-at-heels lives in th... View more info

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N.P.

By: Yoshimoto, Banana

Price: $1.75

Publisher: Hamden, Connecticut, USA, Grove Press: 1994

Edition: First American Edition

Book ID: SCW05335

ISBN: 0802115454

Condition: Good


BC5 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus the book is slightly shelf cocked plus there are the usual library stamps on the top outside paper edges and front freepaper. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve plus there is the usual library label on the spine. Translated from the Japanese by Ann Sherif. A celebrated Japanese writer has committed suicide, leaving behind a collection of stories written in English. But the ... View more info