Skip to content

Biblio logo: Used, Rare and Collectible Books for Sale

The Reed Cutter and Captain Shigemoto's Mother: Two novellas by  Junichiro Tanizaki - First American Edition - 1994-02-01 - from The Book House in Dinkytown (SKU: 268289)

The Reed Cutter and Captain Shigemoto's Mother: Two novellas

Click for full-size.

The Reed Cutter and Captain Shigemoto's Mother: Two novellas

by Tanizaki, Junichiro

  • Used
  • very good
  • hardcover
  • First
Condition
Very Good/Very Good
ISBN 10
067942010X
ISBN 13
9780679420101
Seller
Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Item Price:
$22.50
$4.50 shipping to USA
Standard Delivery: 4 to 12 days

More Shipping Options
Ask Seller a Question

Payment Methods Accepted

  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Discover
  • Paypal

About This Item

Knopf, 1994-02-01. First American Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Alfred A. Knopf, 1994; stated First Edition, no additional printings indicated. Binding is tight, sturdy, and square; boards and text also very good. Very minor edgewear to unclipped ($22.00) dust jacket. From a private collection (NOT ex-library). Ships from Dinkytown in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Synopsis

Junichiro Tanizaki was born in Tokyo in 1886 and lived there until the earthquake of 1923, when he moved to the Kyoto-Osaka region, the scene of his novel The Makioka Sisters (1943-48). Among his works are Naomi (1924), Some Prefer Nettles (1928), Quicksand (1930), Arrowroot (1931), A Portrait of Shunkin (1933), The Secret History of the Lord of Musashi (1935), modern versions of The Tale of Genji (1941, 1954, and 1965), Captain Shigemoto's Mothe r (1949), The Key (1956), and Diary of a Mad Old Man (1961). By 1930 he had gained such renown that an edition of his complete works was published, and he was awarded Japan's Imperial Prize in Literature in 1949. Tanizaki died in 1965.

Reviews

Review this book and you'll be entered for a chance to win $50!

(Log-in or create an account first!)

You're rating the book as a work, not the seller or the specific copy you purchased!

Details

Bookseller
The Book House in Dinkytown US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
268289
Title
The Reed Cutter and Captain Shigemoto's Mother: Two novellas
Author
Tanizaki, Junichiro
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First American Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
067942010X
ISBN 13
9780679420101
Publisher
Knopf
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1994-02-01
Keywords
JPNLIT

Terms of Sale

The Book House in Dinkytown

30 day return guarantee, with full refund including original shipping costs for up to 30 days after delivery if an item arrives misdescribed or damaged.

About the Seller

The Book House in Dinkytown

Seller rating:
This seller has earned a 5 of 5 Stars rating from Biblio customers.
Biblio.com member since: 2015
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ask Seller a Question

About The Book House in Dinkytown

Used books bought and sold, classics and collectibles in all fields. In Dinkytown since 1976.

Glossary

Some terminology that may be used in this description includes:

First Edition
In book collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. A book may have more than one first edition in...[more]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps...[more]

Frequently Asked Questions

This Book’s Categories

tracking-