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The Sacred Tree:  Being the Second Part of the Tale of Genji by  Arthur (translator)  Lady; Waley - First Edition - 1926 - from Old Saratoga Books and Biblio.com

The Sacred Tree: Being the Second Part of the Tale of Genji

by Murasaki, Lady; Waley, Arthur (translator)

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and worn, corners rounded, vintage Japanese bookseller's label on front pasted


London: George Allen & Unwin, Ltd.. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards sunned and worn, corners rounded, . vintage Japanese bookseller's label on front pastedown.. 1926. First Edition. Hardcover. Translated from the Japanese by Arthur Waley. The second part of the long classic classic of Japanese literature, The Tale of Genji. Navy cloth with titles in gilt on spine. Includes summary of the first part of this tale. ; 304 pages .




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