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Once and Forever: The Tales of Kenji Miyazawa by  Kenji Miyazawa - Paperback - 1997 - from Black Sheep Books and Biblio.com

Once and Forever: The Tales of Kenji Miyazawa

by Miyazawa, Kenji

Condition: Very Good-


Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1997 First paperback edition. Translated from the Japanese by John Bester, this is a compilation of twenty-four of the best stories of Kenji Miyazawa, ranging from cautionary tales to small prose poems, from social satire to unmistakable tragedy. Black soft cover with white titling, in a dust jacket illustrated by Keisuke Serizawa, text illustrated with small black and white illustrations on title pages of each story, 273 pages. Dust jacket, which is price-clipped, has sun fading to spine and adjacent edges, light shelf wear and light creases, text block edges slightly darkened, book is clean, bright and tight - an attractive copy. Shipping charges are calculated for a standard parcel under 1 kg. Additional charges will apply for heavier shipments, but not until the customer agrees. Canadian customers, please note that applicable sales taxes will be added. Please contact us with any questions you might have. Soft Cover. Very Good-. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.
  • Bookseller: Black Sheep Books CA (CA)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 016409
  • Title: Once and Forever: The Tales of Kenji Miyazawa
  • Author: Miyazawa, Kenji
  • Format/binding: Paperback
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good-
  • Binding: Paperback
  • ISBN 10: 4770021844
  • ISBN 13: 9784770021847
  • Publisher: Kodansha International
  • Place: Tokyo
  • Date published: 1997
  • Keywords: Japan, Fable, Short Stories, Asia, Fiction, Children,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Fiction & Literature; Children's; Asia;
  • Size: 12mo - over 6¾\" - 7¾\" tall

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