1957 First printing. Book itself is in very nice condition except for foxing to page blocks. Has been kept in original slipcase. Original half-jacket intact and like new. Only slight wear. Text is clean, unmarked. (Shelf location: E) All items carefully packed to avoid damage from moisture and rough handling. Tracking included. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 4 Books in 1, 101 Zen Stories the Gateless ...
Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle
Publication Date: 1957
Binding: Hard Cover
Book Condition: Collectible: Good
Edition: First Edition.
Book Description Rutland, VT: Tuttle Publishing, 1958, 1st Edition / 1st Edition thus, Later (3rd )Printing, Rutland, Vermont, 1958. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine (see description). Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine (see description). Teanna Byerts Cover Art (illustrator). Later printing(s). -----------hardcover, about 5 x 7.75 inches, a Near Fine copy, in a Very Good+ half-size (as issued ) dustjacket/belly band, housed in a lightly rubbed Very Good+ slipcase, 211 pages, some b&w illustrations, a few small marks on the belly band, a nice copy, any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo. Not Signed. Bookseller Inventory # 156757
Book Description Charles E. Tuttle Co., Rutland, VT, 1957. Boards. Book Condition: Near Fine. First Printing. 211pp. Stated first printing. A collection of Zen stories and teachings. One of the most attractive and stylish of Tuttle's books, printed on cream paper by Kenkyusha in Tokyo, with some Japanese characters and the occasional woodcut. The boards are covered in Japanese paper, printed with a lattice design in brown and white. Endpapers are Japanese handmade paper with petals and bits of leaves. Slipcase echoes the lattice design in cream and black. Some wear and rubbing to the fragile paper on the edges of boards, and a 1/4 inch chip to upper hinge. The slipcase is fine. The publisher's advertising band, with the copy which would normally be on the d/j flaps, is in two pieces, and is laid-in. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 007806