Lady Into Fox by David Garnett, Kaibunsha Tokyo edition, 1960
Lady Into Fox by David Garnett. Edited with Notes by Michio Yoshitake.
Published by Kaibunsha Ltd, Tokyo, 1960. First edition thus, following the first publication by Chatto and Windus of 1922. A contemporary fantasy which won the James Tait Memorial Prize and the Hawthornden Prize shortly after publication.
This Japanese edition features the main text in English with Japanese introduction and notes. A very nice example of this scarce variant of a classic text.
A very good paperback in paper wraps. from the author's personal library (bookplate to inside cover). Small nibbles to head and tail of spine. Text is very good - all nice and clean and soundly bound.
Dustjacket wraps with some spotting to front and discoloration to spine. Small torn loss (3.5cm x 0.6cm tear)to the last Japanese publisher's page at the foot (not affecting text).
iii + 107pp.+1pp Japanese publisher's information.
Approximately 182mm high x 125mm wide x 6mm deep.
Approximately 112g unpacked.