Japanese Literature from Biblionne

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Dlinnoe Imya [The Long Name]

by

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Biblionne
Published
1929
Condition
In near good condition, stains on cover, spine rubbed.
Edition
[12] pp., ill.
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$550.00

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[Moskva], Gosudarstvennoe izdatelstvo, 1929. Limited to 30 000 copies. First edition. The original Japanese tale (長い名前) was published in 1898 (The Yanagita Kunio Guide to the Japanese Folk Tale. 234). The origin of the tale is rakugo (a kind of talk show), an oral art developed during the period of Edo (1603–1868). It was a myth about why Chinese names… Read more
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Rasemon [Rashōmon/羅生門]. The stories

by Ryūnosuke Akutagawa

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Biblionne
Published
1936
Condition
Near very good condition.
Edition
368, [4] pp.
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$450.00

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Leningrad, Khudozhestvennaya literature, 1936 . Limited to 10 300 copies. First Akutagawa's book edition in Russia. This short story collection includes: Rasho Gate (羅生門/Rashōmon; 1915), The Handkerchief (手巾/Hankechi; 1916), Monkey (猿/Saru; 1916, no translation into English), Fortune (運/Un; 1917), Mensura Zoili (1917), The Story of a Head That Fell Off (首が落ちた話/ Kubi ga ochita hanashi; 1918), Kesa and Moritō (袈裟と盛遠/Kesa to… Read more
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