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From the Morning of the World: Poems from the Manyoshu

Wilson, Graeme; Translator

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ISBN 10: 0002710781 / ISBN 13: 9780002710787
Published by The Harvill Press, London, 1991
Condition: Good Hardcover
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Light scuffing to dust jacket. Very slight fading at edges of endpapers. A bit of light foxing to top edge of text block. Otherwise, clean, sound, copy. NEW mylar sleeve protects jacket. 93 pgs. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 004837

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Title: From the Morning of the World: Poems from ...

Publisher: The Harvill Press, London

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Good

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This is the first English language edition of 76 poems from the "Manyoshu", the earliest surviving collection of Japanese poetry, which was compiled in the mid-eighth century by the poet Otomo no Yakamochi. There are biographical notes on each of the poets included.

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