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The Woman in the Dunes by  E. Dale (translation)  Kobo (novel); SAUNDERS - First American Edition - 1964 - from Lorne Bair Rare Books and Biblio.com

The Woman in the Dunes

by ABÉ, Kobo (novel); SAUNDERS, E. Dale (translation)

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New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. First American Edition. Hardcover. The author's best-known work of fiction, basis for the Hiroshi Teshigahara film of the same name (Criterion 394). First Printing. Octavo; teal cloth, with titling and decorations stamped in gilt and red on spine and front cover; yellow topstain; dustjacket; 239, [7]; illus. Topstain dulled, mild wear to base of spine, with faint offset from a sticker onto front endpaper; Near Fine. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced $4.95), dusty, edgeworn, and sunned, with sticker shadow to front flap and closed tear along lower front joint; Very Good.


  • Bookseller: Lorne Bair Rare Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 20960
  • Title: The Woman in the Dunes
  • Author: ABÉ, Kobo (novel); SAUNDERS, E. Dale (translation)
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First American Edition
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1964
  • Bookseller catalogs: Modern Fiction; Japan;


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