Hon No Bunka Shi, by Sensui Shoji, signed copy, circa 1969, The Cultural History of the book
Hon No Bunka Shi, by Sensui Shoji, signed copy, 1969, The Cultural History of the book
Published by Kuribayashi Etsuro, 1969. Original first edition appears to have been in 1903.
A beautifully inscribed copy by the author.
Outer card printed slipcase. Book wrapped in outer semi-transparent simulator/rice paper. Cover in red cloth with gilt to spine. Fine condition throughout - minor staining to fore edge of text (not affecting interior at all). Occasional neat ink translation by the owner on a few pages
Book is beautifully inscribed in Japanese to first free end paper, then in English overleaf.
Inscribed in 1974 to the owner by the author.
20.2cm high x 14.3cm wide x 2.3cm deep.