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Tokyo 1955, A.S.J. Red cloth over boards, very good, 258p., 3rd. series, vol.4 articles:THE KAGERO NIKKI: Journal of a 10th Century Noblewoman, translated by E. Seidensticker, 15 x 21.7cm., illustrated. These are bound in the original 1/2 cloth spine over boards, all in very good or better condition. Uniformly bound by the publisher. By and large these books were reference copies, and not circulated. Later editions are in the original stiff buff wrappers.
FIRST AND ONLY EDITION: This title was only published by the Asiatic Society in Japan, by and large all are this original edition, except where stated otherwise.
PASON J. TREAT GIFT PLATE COPIES: Some copies are with College gift book plate: PAYSON J. TREAT COLLECTION, ex-library copies with the usual stamps, and or small stamp on margin of title page & or possibly another on lower edge, else very clean solid copies.
Some of these copies are also signed on the inside cover by PAYSON J. TREAT, all with the above gift bookplate came from his private collection.
NOTE: Not all copies listed came from PAYSON J. TREAT. Please inquire with us, if you want to know which copy came from his collection.


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