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Seashore Story

by Yashima, Taro

  • Used
  • hardcover
  • Signed
  • First
Very Good/Fair in a Clear Cover
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U. S. A.: Viking Press. Very Good/Fair in a Clear Cover. 1967. First Edition. Hard Cover. Signed By Author & Illustrator The dust jacket is in a Brodart protective cover. The copyright page states First Published by the Viking Press, Inc. 1967 with no other dates or editons listed. Yashima signed this book simply as "with best wishes- Author, Taro Yashima followed by Japanese characters and his personal stamp which is in red on the half-title page. Also on the half-title page Yashima has included a color drawing of a fisherman in his artistic style of this book's illustrations and it is dated Aug. 1970 or 1973. On the blank page facing the half-title page the author has written: To, Grace, Joyce & Margaret. The dust jacket is not price clipped, but does have numerous nicks along its edges. Additionally the dust jacket has a piece missing at the top edge of the spine of approximately .75" x .50" and at the bottom edge a piece is missing of about the same size. Pages are clean, bright and tigh. Urashima the fisherman. Unpaginated. The inside front flap is clipped diagonally at the bottom right, but none of the introduction is missing. The front and back covers of the book each have an illustration done in blue by Yashima. .


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Bookseller's Inventory #
Seashore Story
Yashima, Taro
Yashima, Taro
Hard Cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good/Fair in a Clear Cover
First Edition
Viking Press
Place of Publication
U. S. A.
Date Published
Myths, Japanese, Nippon, Islands, Fisherman, Turtles
Bookseller catalogs
Children's Classic Literature & Collectables;

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Make payments directly with your VISA or MASTERCARD. All shipments via U.S. Post Office, Media Mail. If you require U.S. Priority Mail, please state so. Overseas shipping is at cost + $1.00. California residents an additional 7.75%, for state sales tax, will be requested after you order. All listed books are subject to prior sale. All prices are net. My return policy: All books guaranteed for 14 days and may be returned with advance notice if for any reason you're unhappy with your purchase. If I misdescribed the book I will refund your postage as well, otherwise the postage cost will be subtracted from your refund. Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or over-sized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

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Anaheim, California
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About BookTown USA

Our store is located in the City of Anaheim, at the Northeast corner of Euclid and Orangewood streets. We are a general used bookstore, with a large selection of classic literature, children's books, sci-fi, fantasy, cookbooks, meta-physics, mystery, suspense, contemporary fiction, romance, history, westerns and self-help . We also carry classic literature in NEW condition. Your inquiries are welcome.


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