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The Makioka Sisters

The Makioka Sisters

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The Makioka Sisters

by Tanizaki, Junichiro

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  • Hardcover
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Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
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NY: Alfred A. Knopf. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1957. First Edition. Hardcover. Original gilt-titled quarter cloth, yellow topstain. Stated first American edition. Slight corner wear, trace foxing to endpages. Tight and square. The DJ in mylar is faintly sunned to spine, slightly edgeworn. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall .

Synopsis

The outstanding Japanese novelist of the century...The Makioka Sisters is his greatest book' Edmund White, New York Times Book ReviewTanizaki's masterpiece is the story of four sisters, and the declining fortunes of a traditional Japanese family. It is a loving and nostalgic recreation of the sumptuous, intricate upper-class life of Osaka immediately before World War Two. With surgical precision, Tanizaki lays bare the sinews of pride, and brings a vanished era to vibrant life.

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Bookseller
curtis paul books inc. US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
47471
Title
The Makioka Sisters
Author
Tanizaki, Junichiro
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket
Quantity Available
1
Edition
First Edition
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Place of Publication
NY
Date Published
1957

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Jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...
Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Sunned
Damage done to a book cover or dust jacket caused by exposure to direct sunlight. Very strong fluorescent light can cause slight...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Good+
A term used to denote a condition a slight grade better than Good.
First Edition
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