Quaint Stories of Samurais

Ihara (Ibara in the book), Saikaku; Sato, Ken (translator).

Published by Imprimerie Darantiere, printer., Paris, 1928
Condition: Good Hardcover
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One of 500 copies. Blue cloth. 111 pp. No illustrations. A collection of stories on Samurais and the Samurai tradition in Japan, mostly portraying gay/homosexual love stories and anecdotes among the samurai, and drawing mostly from Ihara's "Glorious Stories of Homosexuality." Saikaku Ihara was a 17th century Japanese poet and writer, originating the Floating World style, as well as responsible for many works chronicle amorous affairs. GOOD condition. General uneven fading and toning to the covers. Minor soiling and edgewear. Owner's inscription present. Page edges foxed. Minor toning to the paper. Bookseller Inventory # 010045

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Title: Quaint Stories of Samurais

Publisher: Imprimerie Darantiere, printer., Paris

Publication Date: 1928

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition:Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

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